RWA Urges Action on Mobility Support

The statement below may be attributed to Carri Bennet, RWA’s General Counsel. Arlington, VA – Today, the Rural Wireless Association, Inc. (RWA) filed an ex parte with the Federal Communications Commission urging implementation of a mechanism [...]

August 23rd, 2016|Categories: Advocacy, FCC Filings, Press Releases, Universal Service|Tags: , , , , , |

RWA Urges FCC to Act on Mobility Fund Phase II

RWA recently submitted an ex parte letter to the FCC that underscores the need for ongoing support for mobile wireless services in rural, high-cost areas. The filing also urges the FCC to work through some important [...]

April 28th, 2016|Categories: Advocacy, FCC Filings, Universal Service|Tags: , , , , |

ICC/USF Report and Order and Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

On Friday, November 18th, the FCC released the ICC/USF Report and Order and Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that was approved at its October 27 meeting.  Click here for the file.

November 19th, 2011|Categories: Universal Service|Tags: , |

RTG on USF Reform: FCC Proposal Violates the Communications Act and Undermines Competitive Neutrality

Reform must include ongoing support for high cost, hard to serve areas Washington, D.C. – The Rural Telecommunications Group, Inc. (RTG) filed comments with the FCC today on the FCC's proposal to reform the universal [...]

April 18th, 2011|Categories: FCC Filings, Press Releases, Rule Making, Universal Service|Tags: , , , |

RTG files comments on FCC’s proposed mobility fund

Opposes the fund's use as a “bone” to rural wireless carriers to replace high-cost support The Rural Telecommunications Group (RTG) filed comments yesterday regarding the FCC's proposed Mobility Fund. In its Mobility Fund NPRM, the [...]

December 17th, 2010|Categories: Press Releases, Spectrum, Universal Service|Tags: , , , , |

FCC proposal to amend the interim cap rule is not legal

Banking reclaimed high cost support will hurt wireless competition and consumers The Rural Telecommunications Group (RTG) filed comments with the FCC today addressing the issues raised by various parties in the FCC's Corr Wireless proceeding. [...]

November 1st, 2010|Categories: FCC Filings, Press Releases, 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: , , , , , , |