Archive for the Tag ‘NBP’

RTG Petitions FCC to Deny Sale of Qualcomm’s 700 MHz Spectrum to AT&T


On March 11th, RTG petitioned the FCC… Read More » to deny the proposed assignment of Qualcomm’s lower 700 MHz band licenses to AT&T or in the alternative to condition any such grant in a manner that will protect rural consumers and ensure

RTG Demands Establishment of a Data Roaming Mandate

Statement of Carri Bennet, General Counsel to the Rural Telecommunications Group
Washington, D.C. – Since 2007, the Rural Telecommunications Group (RTG) has advocated for the FCC to establish a data roaming mandate. While the National Broadband Plan recognized the need… Read More »

National Broadband Map Unveiled

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NTIA unveiled the National Broadband Map… Read More » (as called for in the National Broadband Plan) yesterday – a searchable nationwide map of broadband Internet availability resulting from a nationwide survey on broadband adoption.
The website includes more than 25 million searchable

D Block Dialogue: Protect Rural America from an Unfunded Mandate

CPSN D Block Dialogue

Public safety is a core function of local government. The vast majority of law enforcement, firefighters, emergency personnel and first responders are employed by state and local governments. Unfortunately, some in Congress support a government giveaway of spectrum that would… Read More »

Fall Forum and Annual Meeting Update

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We look forward to seeing you at the RICA/RTG Fall Forum in Las Vegas this November 17th and 18th!
Some Fall Forum Highlights Include

Blair Levin… Read More », who was the FCC’s Director of the National Broadband Plan, will keynote the