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: , , , |

For Immediate Release: RWA Applauds Sprint and T-Mobile Decision to Remain Independent

RWA Applauds Sprint and T-Mobile Decision to Remain Independent U.S. Consumers Better Served by Having Four Nationwide Mobile Wireless Carriers The Rural Wireless Association, Inc. RWA is pleased and relieved to learn that Sprint Corporation Sprint [...]

August 6th, 2014|Categories: FCC Filings, Member News, Member Press Release, Press Releases|Tags: , , , |

Sprint and NetAmerica Form Shared Network Alliance

Comprehensive Solution Arms Rural Carriers to Compete in 4G LTE Mobility Dallas, TX (March 27, 2014) —  NetAmerica Alliance, LLC and Sprint today announced the formation of a shared network alliance which provides NetAmerica Members (rural [...]

March 27th, 2014|Categories: Member Press Release|Tags: , |

RTG Statement Regarding SoftBank’s Strategic Investment in Sprint

The following statement can be attributed to Carri Bennet, RTG’s General Counsel: SoftBank’s strategic investment in Sprint is a welcome move. Just as in Japan (where it took over a lagging 3rd-place Vodafone and made [...]

October 15th, 2012|Categories: Competition, Press Releases|Tags: , |

RTG Statement Regarding Sprint Suit to Block Proposed AT&T and T-Mobile Transaction

RTG's General Counsel, Carri Bennet, issued the following statement: “RTG fully supports Sprint Nextel’s lawsuit seeking to enjoin AT&T from taking over T-Mobile. The removal of T-Mobile from the mobile wireless marketplace is thoroughly anticompetitive, [...]

September 6th, 2011|Categories: Competition, Press Releases|Tags: , , , , |

Sprint Files Suit to Block Proposed AT&T and T-Mobile Transaction

WASHINGTON (BUSINESS WIRE), September 06, 2011 - Sprint Nextel today brought suit against AT&T, Inc., AT&T Mobility, Deutsche Telekom and T-Mobile seeking to block the proposed acquisition as a violation of Section 7 of the [...]

September 6th, 2011|Categories: Competition|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: , , , , , , , , , |

RTG Encouraged by Senate’s Bold Inquiry on AT&T takeover of T-Mobile

Washington, D.C. – The Rural Telecommunications Group, Inc. (RTG) is grateful to the esteemed members of the Senate Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy and Consumer Rights for holding a much-needed public hearing on the harms [...]

May 11th, 2011|Categories: Competition, Press Releases, Spectrum|Tags: , , , , , |

Webcast: Wireless Industry Consolidation – May 19, 2011

Watch the webcast where you'll hear from industry groups on why AT&T's takeover of T-Mobile is bad news for competition and would hurt the wireless industry and the economy. We all know this takeover is [...]