Wireless Week: Rural Carriers in Fight for Their Lives as Roaming Income, USF Support Dry Up

Driving across the country, you naturally expect to lose service in some of the more rural spaces.

But the thing is, there might actually be a network available in that isolated spot. And the fact that you can’t access it is one of the things killing rural carriers today.

According to Carri Bennet, General Counsel for the Rural Wireless Association (RWA), the lack of robust roaming agreements with the dominant U.S. wireless carriers is putting major financial pressure on small, rural carriers.

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– By Diana Goovaerts, Editor, Wireless Week

2024-01-19T18:36:23-04:00 September 10th, 2016|Categories: Advocacy, Universal Service|
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