RWA Encouraged by FCC Mobility Fund Phase II Information

The statement below may be attributed to Carri Bennet, RWA’s General Counsel. Arlington, VA – The Rural Wireless Association, Inc. (RWA) is pleased that the Wireless Telecommunications Bureau (WTB) has found that use of the centroid [...]

RWA Urges Action on Mobility Support

The statement below may be attributed to Carri Bennet, RWA’s General Counsel. Arlington, VA – Today, the Rural Wireless Association, Inc. (RWA) filed an ex parte with the Federal Communications Commission urging implementation of a mechanism [...]

Meetings Focus on Mobility Funding

Earlier this month, RWA General Counsel Carri Bennet and Regulatory Counsel Erin Fitzgerald held meetings with staff in Commissioner Clyburn's and Rosenworcel’s offices. Counsel primarily discussed the Mobility Fund proceeding, reiterated the need for mobile [...]

August 17th, 2016|Categories: Advocacy, Universal Service|Tags: , , |

RWA Urges FCC to Act on Mobility Fund Phase II

RWA recently submitted an ex parte letter to the FCC that underscores the need for ongoing support for mobile wireless services in rural, high-cost areas. The filing also urges the FCC to work through some important [...]

RWA Member Briefings on the Mobility Fund and TTY Waiver Orders

Mobility Fund Status Update - Member Action Recommended On December 18, 2015, RWA met with staff from the Wireless Telecommunications Bureau to discuss the Mobility Fund proceeding. The primary purpose of the meeting was to [...]

RTG’s Mobility Fund Phase I Comments – Auction 901

In these comments, RTG urges the FCC to adopt auction procedures that maximize participation and eligible area coverage in order to optimize the allocation of the $300M of Mobility Fund Phase I support. Actions toward [...]

February 24th, 2012|Categories: FCC Filings, Universal Service|Tags: |

RTG Urges FCC to Review Mobility Fund Phase I Results Before Setting Rules for Phase II

The Rural Telecommunications Group’s (RTG) reply comments submitted today in the Federal Communications Commission’s Phase II Mobility Fund proceeding emphasize that any decision prior to completion of Phase I on how to award Mobility Fund [...]

February 17th, 2012|Categories: FCC Filings, Press Releases, Universal Service|Tags: |

RTG Urges FCC to Carefully Craft Rules for Mobility Fund Phase II

Existing Mobile Voice and Broadband Carriers Must be Protected in Rural Areas The Rural Telecommunications Group (RTG), in response to the Federal Communications Commission's Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking seeking input on what rules to [...]

January 18th, 2012|Categories: FCC Filings, Press Releases, Rule Making, Universal Service|Tags: , , , |

RTG statement regarding FCC’s Report and Order on USF and ICC Reform

RTG applauds the FCC’s recognition of the need for ongoing wireless mobility support in high-cost rural areas. Chairman Genachowski and his team have taken a gigantic step toward implementing universal service reform and RTG is [...]

October 27th, 2011|Categories: Press Releases, Universal Service|Tags: |

RTG Statement on Comments Filed in Response to LEC Consensus Proposals

Today, RTG filed comments with the Federal Communications Commission expressing concern with the so-called “industry consensus” proposal submitted by the Rural Associations and USTelecom. “These wireline industry-developed proposals are not a product of any overall [...]

August 24th, 2011|Categories: FCC Filings, Press Releases, Universal Service|Tags: , , , |