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: , , |

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: , , , , , |

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: , , , |

FCC Acknowledges Importance of Rural Voice

Reply Comment Extension Granted in T-Mobile Data Roaming Proceeding The FCC has granted the joint request filed by RWA, NTCA-the Rural Broadband Association and the Blooston Rural Carriers seeking an extension of the reply comment [...]

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: , , , , , |

Fortified T-Mobile Will Provide Real Nationwide Competition to Twin Bells

The statement below may be attributed to Carri Bennet, RTG’s General Counsel. The Rural Telecommunications Group, Inc. (RTG) supports the decision of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) to approve [...]

March 12th, 2013|Categories: Competition, Press Releases|Tags: , |

RTG Not Opposing T-Mobile/MetroPCS Merger

Combined Company Provides an LTE-based Alternative to AT&T and Verizon The following statement can be attributed to Carri Bennet, RTG’s General Counsel: By merging their assets, T-Mobile and MetroPCS will be able to provide a [...]

October 3rd, 2012|Categories: Competition, Press Releases|Tags: , , |

RTG Files Petition to Deny Verizon/T-Mobile Spectrum Deal

Today, RTG filed with the Federal Communications Commission both a petition to deny the spectrum deal between Verizon Wireless and T-Mobile and comments demonstrating how that deal perpetuates the anticompetitive harms brought about by Verizon [...]

July 10th, 2012|Categories: Competition, FCC Filings, Press Releases, Spectrum|Tags: , , |

Groups Want Delay Extended on Verizons AWS Deal | Wireless Week

Public Knowledge and the Rural Telecommunications Group (RTG) want the FCC to delay its review of Verizon's AWS acquisition for the third time. The groups, both opponents to the transaction, said in a letter to [...]

July 6th, 2012|Categories: Competition, Spectrum|Tags: , , |

RTG Supports DOJ Motion to Stay or Dismiss Lawsuit

Judge Huvelle: AT&T “Flatly wrong on the law” The Rural Telecommunications Group (RTG) supports the decision by the Department of Justice to file a motion next week to either stay or dismiss its lawsuit to [...]

December 9th, 2011|Categories: Competition, Press Releases|Tags: , , , , |