RWA Relieved by Congress’ Inclusion of $1.9 Billion in the COVID-19 Relief Legislation to Support Replacement of Members’ Huawei/ZTE Networks

Washington, D.C. – The Rural Wireless Association, Inc. is breathing a huge sigh of relief now that Congress has budgeted $1.9 billion to fund securing the Nation’s communications supply chain under the Secure Networks Act. The [...]

2020-12-22T21:54:46-04:00 December 21st, 2020|Categories: Advocacy, News, Press Releases|

RWA Encouraged by FCC’s Adoption of Rules Implementing Secure Networks Act; Calls on Congress to Fund Reimbursement Program in Omnibus Budget Legislation

Washington, D.C. –The Rural Wireless Association, Inc. is pleased that the FCC has taken steps today to secure the nation’s communications supply chain.  Today’s adoption of the FCC’s Second Report and Order moves our members [...]

2021-01-07T14:04:46-04:00 December 10th, 2020|Categories: Advocacy, News, Press Releases|

RWA Petition Asks FCC to Clarify Timing for Funds to Replace Huawei and ZTE Networks; Begs Congress to Fund Secure Networks Act for Reimbursement Program

Washington, D.C. – The Rural Wireless Association, Inc. (RWA) has filed a Petition for Declaratory Ruling requesting the Federal Communications Commission clarify that rural carriers are permitted to seek reimbursement for costs that they have [...]

2020-10-21T13:42:12-04:00 October 21st, 2020|Categories: Press Releases|

RWA Stunned by FCC’s Decision to Immediately Bar Use of USF Funds on Huawei and ZTE Equipment and Services During a Time When it is Critical to Keep Rural Americans Connected

RWA is stunned by the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC or Commission) decision, released today in a Public Notice, to finalize the designations of Huawei and ZTE and immediately bar the use of Universal Service Fund (USF) support [...]

2020-06-30T14:57:03-04:00 June 30th, 2020|Categories: Advocacy, Press Releases|
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