Access To Low-Band Spectrum Is The Key To Wireless Competition

Not all spectrum is created equal. Low-band spectrum – spectrum below 1 GHz – has unique propagation characteristics that make it very valuable to mobile wireless carriers. Carriers refer to this spectrum as “beachfront” spectrum [...]

June 5th, 2015|Categories: Competition, Press Releases, Spectrum|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: , , , , , |

RWA’s Carri Bennet Discusses Verizon/Vodafone Deal with the BBC

RTG's General Counsel, Carri Bennet, commented on Verizon’s bid to purchase Verizon Wireless from UK-based Vodafone for $130 billion during two British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) radio programs. Throughout the interviews with the host of Business [...]

September 4th, 2013|Categories: Member News, Spectrum, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

RTG: FCC Approval of Mega-Deal Reinforces VZW/AT&T Duopoly

Competition in Rural America Now Depends on Enforceable Conditions and Specially-Created Complaint Docket The Rural Telecommunications Group, Inc. (RTG) respects the time the Federal Communications Commission has spent analyzing the complex business arrangements and accompanying [...]

August 23rd, 2012|Categories: Competition, Press Releases|Tags: , , |