Joint Network Resiliency Comments Emphasize Need for True Bilateral Roaming

RWA, along with NTCA - The Rural Broadband Association, provided input on the voluntary wireless network resiliency initiative which aims to promote wireless continuity during disasters and emergencies. The comments emphasize the need for fully [...]

June 3rd, 2016|Categories: Advocacy, FCC Filings, Roaming|Tags: , , , , |

RWA Statement Regarding FCC Action on T-Mobile Data Roaming Petition

RWA appreciates the FCC's attention to the issues surrounding data roaming – issues of tremendous importance to small and rural carriers across the country. RWA supported T-Mobile’s Petition for Declaratory Ruling, but encouraged the Commission to go [...]

December 19th, 2014|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: , , |

Pioneer Telephone Cooperative

2014-09-08 09:46:25 KINGFISHER, OK - Today, Pioneer Cellular announced an agreement with Sprint to become a part of the Sprint Rural Roaming Preferred Provider program. Sprint customers will have the ability to roam on the Pioneer [...]

September 8th, 2014|Categories: Member News, Member Press Release|Tags: , , , |

RWA Files Data Roaming Comments & Q2 Wireless Metrics

Download the Reply Comments RWA knows how important commercially reasonable wholesale data roaming rates, terms and conditions are to its membership. RWA continues to urge the FCC to provide additional clarification and direction with regard [...]

August 21st, 2014|Categories: FCC Filings, Legislation, Member News|Tags: , , , , , |

RWA Supports T-Mobile’s Petition for Declaratory Ruling to Remove Uncertainty on FCC’s Data Roaming Order

The statement below may be attributed to Daryl Zakov, RWA’s Assistant General Counsel. The Rural Wireless Association, Inc. (RWA) applauds T-Mobile USA, Inc.’s (T-Mobile) petition for declaratory ruling filed earlier today with the Federal Communications [...]

May 28th, 2014|Categories: FCC Filings, Legislation, Member News, Press Releases, Roaming|Tags: , , , , , |

RWA – The Rural Wireless Association Announces LTE Roaming Initiative

RWA - The Rural Wireless Association, today announced the LTE Roaming Initiative with leading rural operator Union Wireless and six strategic service and platform providers, giving rural subscribers seamless connectivity over 4G LTE as they [...]

September 13th, 2013|Categories: Member News, Member Press Release, Press Releases, Roaming, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |

Fair Roaming Alliance and RTG Members refute claim that mandated data roaming would limit innovation or investment in wireless telecommunications

On September 2nd, the Fair Roaming Alliance and RTG members issued a letter to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) which refutes the White House's Business Roundtable and The Business Council’s joint June 21, [...]

RTG files ex parte regarding roaming obligations of CMRS providers and other providers of mobile data services

Click here for a copy of the letter filed on May 24th withdrawing RTG's position on in-market roaming from RTG’s Petition for Reconsideration in the Alltel/Verizon merger. RTG reiterates its remaining positions on data roaming, [...]

May 24th, 2010|Categories: Competition, FCC Filings, Roaming|Tags: , , , , , , |