Fixed Wireless Day on Capitol Hill
Fixed Wireless Day on Capitol Hill

Fixed Wireless Day on Capitol Hill

Fixed Wireless Day on Capitol Hill

Fixed Wireless Day on Capitol Hill

WISPA educates Congress about our industry and policy priorities.
WISPAmerica Wrapup
WISPAmerica Wrapup

WISPAmerica Wrapup

WISPAmerica Wrapup

WISPAmerica Wrapup

Record-Breaking Spring Show Fuels Optimism in the “Fixed Wireless” Broadband Access Industry
WISPA Advocacy
WISPA Advocacy

WISPA Advocacy

WISPA Advocacy

WISPA Advocacy

FCC’s Rural Broadband Plan is Digital Favoritism, Not Digital Empowerment, WISPA Says
WISPA Rural Advocacy
WISPA Rural Advocacy

WISPA Rural Advocacy

WISPA Rural Advocacy

WISPA Rural Advocacy

In a Win for Rural Americans and Small Businesses, FCC Expands and...
WISPA President Alex Phillips' Letter to President-Elect Trump
WISPA President Alex Phillips' Letter to President-Elect Trump

WISPA President Alex Phillips' Letter to President-Elect...

WISPA President Alex Phillips' Letter to President-Elect Trump

WISPA President Alex Phillips' Letter to President-Elect Trump

Read full text of letter plus WISPA WISPA Policy Priorities for 2017-2018

wispa president meets new fcc head

WISPA president Alex Phillips and FCC chairman Ajit Pai

WISPA President Alex Phillips (left) meets incoming FCC chairman Ajit Pai in Washington D.C. on Wednesday.  During the meeting, the two discussed the future of broadband communications and the needs of WISPs.            

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About WISPA

WISPA is a 501.c6 advocacy organization representing its membership and other companies who are part of the industry ecosystem. The Association promotes the development, advancement and unification of the wireless Internet service provider industry.

WISPA has over 800 members consisting of wireless Internet service providers, municipal wireless Internet providers, electric and telephone cooperative wireless Internet providers, equipment manufacturers, service vendors and other interested parties.These members support the industry which delivers broadband Internet to over 3 million users via 3000+ Internet Service Providers (ISPs) that serve both residential and business customers, often in exclusively rural areas.

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Upcoming Events


WISPAPALOOZA 2017
Las Vegas, NV
October 9-13





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Latest News

April 13, 2017

WISPA filed the attached ex parte letter today asking the FCC to reverse its tentative decision to NOT adopt rules that would regulate non-competitive markets for business data service (aka special access).


April 5, 2017

Fixed Wireless Day on Capitol Hill


March 21, 2017

Record-Breaking Spring Show Fuels Optimism in the “Fixed Wireless” Broadband Access Industry


March 16, 2017

WISPA filed the attached Reply Comments in the matter of Protecting the Privacy of Customers of Broadband and Other Telecommunications Services.


March 16, 2017

WISPA filed the attached Reply Comments yesterday asking the FCC to ensure that any waiver it grants Amtrak to operate at the point-to-point power limits along its Northeast Corridor is backed by field testing and does not become the basis for similar waivers in other areas where interference to WISP operations may be more likely.


March 1, 2017

WISPA Welcomes FCC Action on Consumer Privacy Rules


February 23, 2017

In a Win for Rural Americans and Small Businesses, FCC Expands and Extends Regulatory Exemption for Five Years


February 23, 2017

FCC’s Rural Broadband Plan is Digital Favoritism, Not Digital Empowerment, WISPA Says


January 27, 2017

WISPA Comments on FCC Decision to Expand Broadband Development in NY


January 12, 2017

WISPA President Alex Phillips' Letter to Donald Trump


January 10, 2017

Wireless Internet Service Providers Praise U.S. House for Voting - Unanimously, Again - to Protect Small Business & Rural Americans


January 3, 2017

United States Telecom Association (“USTelecom”) petitioned the FCC for reconsideration of the Commission’s Order concerning Protecting the Privacy of Customers of Broadband and Other Telecommunications Services.


January 3, 2017

WISPA filed Reply Comments to the FCC's 2016 Biennial Review of Telecommunications Regulations


December 19, 2016

FCC Commissioners Pai & O'Rielly respond to the 12/14/16 joint letter from WISPA, CCA, NCTA and ACA.


December 16, 2016

Wireless Internet Service Providers Extremely Disappointed by FCC’s Inaction on Small Business Exemption


December 14, 2016

Read a joint letter from WISPA, CCA, NCTA and ACA


December 13, 2016

WISPAclips: News from Around the Internet - 12/13/16


December 5, 2016

Wireless Internet Service Providers Raise Concerns About Impacts of AT&T-Time Warner Merger; Call On Federal Authorities to Reject It


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May 19, 2016


LATEST INDUSTRY NEWS

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LATEST MEMBER NEWS

Associated Press (October 6, 2016) - Northwest Connecticut struggles to gain broadband access. Alex Phillips, President of WISPA, is quoted in this article.

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LATEST FCC COMMENTS/FILINGS

(9/9/15) WISPA filed comments with the FCC re-affirming its request for a permanent exemption from the FCC’s new open Internet disclosure rules.

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“Thanks to everyone for their help, it’s the best of WISPA when everyone pitches in to help a WISP in trouble.”
       --- Forbes Mercy, President of Washington Broadband, Inc.

“WISPA has become our eyes, ears, and voice for keeping us informed and speaking on our behalf regarding new FCC regulations and other governmental legislation that could directly affect our business.”
       --- Jay Domingue, Radio Communications Service

“WISPA has provided focus and glue cementing together the many eclectic interests of the WISP industry. Everything from business centric urban operators like us to residential rural operators. ”
       --- Graeme Gibson, President & CEO of Computers & Tele-Comm, Inc.

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