RTG Applauds FCC Push to Curtail Spectrum Consolidation

Incentive Auctions, Combined With a Revision of Spectrum Aggregation Criteria,Will Lead to Greater Competition The Rural Telecommunications Group, Inc. (“RTG”) is greatly encouraged by the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC or Commission) announcement today that it [...]

September 28th, 2012|Categories: Spectrum|Tags: |

RTG Files Reply Comments Regarding Verizon/SpectrumCo/Cox Spectrum Sale

On March 26th, RTG filed reply comments regarding the transactions proposed by Verizon Wireless, SpectrumCo and Cox TMI Wireless as they would cause significant harm to RTG, its members, and Americans who live, work and [...]

March 26th, 2012|Categories: Competition, FCC Filings, Spectrum|Tags: , , , , |

RTG Files Reply Comments Regarding Verizon/Leap Spectrum Sale

In a March 12th filing, RTG continues to oppose the proposed sale of spectrum from Leap Wireless to Verizon Wireless. Verizon and Leap fail to adequately refute the adverse impact on competition and the public [...]

March 12th, 2012|Categories: Competition, FCC Filings, Spectrum|Tags: , , , , , , |

RTG calls for the reinstatement of a “spectrum cap” and a lowering of the existing spectrum screen

In an ex parte dated February 28, 2012, RTG noted that [t]he Commission has recently stated that it would likely revisit the matter of adjusting the spectrum screen. A lower spectrum screen and a spectrum [...]

February 28th, 2012|Categories: FCC Filings, Spectrum|Tags: |

RTG Urges FCC, DOJ to Block AT&T’s Acquisition of T-Mobile

Conditions Alone Will Not Overcome Threats to Consumer Choice, Job Loss and Competition Washington, D.C. – Exactly one month ago, AT&T Inc. (AT&T) boldly announced its plan to take over T-Mobile USA, Inc. (T-Mobile). As [...]

April 21st, 2011|Categories: Competition, Handsets, Press Releases, Roaming, Spectrum|Tags: , , , |

RTG Opposes AT&T’s Purchase of Windstream’s Lower 700 MHz Band C Block licenses in six rural Pennsylvania counties

The Rural Telecommunications Group (RTG) filed comments yesterday opposing the proposed transfer of 700 MHz licenses from D&E Investments, Inc. (D&E), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Windstream Corporation (Windstream), to New Cingular Wireless PCS, LLC (New [...]