RTG opposes FCC plan to reclaim High Cost support for unspecified use

RTG filed comments yesterday opposing the FCC’s vague plan to direct USAC to "reclaim" high-cost support for some sort of broadband general fund for undetermined use at an undetermined time in the future. RTG argues [...]

FCC will bank surrendered High Cost support for future use – RTG to file comments

The FCC has issued an NPRM that provides details regarding the implementation of Verizon Wireless’s and Sprint Nextel’s commitments to surrender high-cost universal service support as required by the FCC when it approved their respective [...]

September 18th, 2010|Categories: FCC Filings, Universal Service|Tags: , , , , , , |

RTG names Tanya Sullivan as Executive Director

The Rural Telecommunications Group (RTG), a trade association representing small, rural wireless carriers, is pleased to announce industry veteran Tanya Sullivan as its new executive director. Sullivan will be responsible for the daily operation of [...]

March 15th, 2010|Categories: Member News, Press Releases|Tags: , , , , , , |

RTG Issues Comments Regarding USF Policy Guidance Requested by USAC

RTG’s comments are focused on the issues outlined by the Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC) that most affect RTG’s rural, wireless competitive eligible telecommunications carrier (ETC) membership. Specifically, RTG opposes retroactive punishment of ETCs that [...]

October 28th, 2009|Categories: FCC Filings, Universal Service|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: , , , , , |