RCA Rebrands Itself as Competitive Carrier Association

CCA’s long move away from focusing on rural issues exclusively has opened the door for other associations, namely the Rural Telecommunications Group (RTG), who now appears to hold the mantle for rural wireless issues exclusively. [...]

September 12th, 2012|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |

Cincinnati Bell, MetroPCS, nTelos, RCA, Sprint and RTG seek consolidated review of AT&T’s 44 other proposed license assignments and transfers

AT&T has recently launched a campaign to acquire radio licenses, the two most visible are AT&T’s application to acquire 700 MHz licenses from Qualcomm and its separate application to acquire spectrum from T-Mobile. Because of [...]

RTG and Others File Joint Reply to AT&T, Qualcomm and Deutsche Telekom Oppositions

RTG, Cincinnati Bell, MetroPCS, NTELOS, RCA and Sprint all jointly replied to the oppositions by AT&T, Qualcomm and Deutsche Telekom to consolidate the proceedings reviewing AT&T's bid to purchase Qualcomm spectrum and to takeover T-Mobile. [...]

May 16th, 2011|Categories: Competition, Spectrum|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Wireless Strategy paper on “Lower 700 MHz Interference Management” filed with the FCC

The Coalition for 4G in America submitted a letter and paper supporting the promotion of interoperability across the entire 700 MHz Band to ensure the development of a multiband commercial and public safety device ecosystem. [...]

4G Coalition files technical study

The Coalition for 4G in America, of which RTG is a member, filed this technical study in the active 700 MHz dockets. The signatories include: RTG, Sprint Nextel, T-Mobile, RCA, Xanadoo Company, Access Spectrum and [...]

RTG joins others in filing analysis recommending devices support communications in all paired 700 MHz broadband blocks

RTG joined with MetroPCS, Sprint, T-Mobile, RCA, U.S. Cellular, Cellular South, Xanadoo, Access Spectrum, and Triad 700 in filing a 700 MHz Band Analysis (the Analysis) prepared by the technical consulting firm Wireless Strategy. The [...]

RTG and others ask RUS to Change BIP Evaluation Criteria

In a letter to RUS Administrator Johnathon Adelstein, it is noted that the proposed evaluation criteria under BIP for the proportion of rural residents served in unserved areas is at odds with the language Congress [...]

August 5th, 2009|Categories: Stimulus|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

RTG Writes in Support of RCA’s Opposition to USAC Decision

In a letter to FCC Chairman Copps, RTG expresses its support for the ex parte presentation by the Rural Cellular Association (RCA) to Ms. Schneider of his staff.  RTG shares RCA’s opposition to the Universal [...]

June 24th, 2009|Categories: Universal Service|Tags: , , , , , |

Letter to Secretary Locke On Avoiding Unnecessary Delays in Deploying BTOP-Funded Broadband Facilities

RTG, CTIA, ITTA, PCIA, RCA and WCAI wrote Secretary Locke of the Commerce Department to express their concern that the substantial public interest benefits promised by the Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP) could be undermined [...]

June 22nd, 2009|Categories: Stimulus|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |