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WISPA files comments with the General Services Administration concerning streamlined...
WISPA files comments with the General Services Administration concerning streamlined...

WISPA files comments with the...

WISPA files comments with the General Services Administration concerning streamlined...

WISPA files comments with the General Services Administration concerning streamlined...

As described in the filing, access to federal property and vertical infrastructure on federal lands is critical to accelerating the provision of...
ICYMI: WISPA Annual Board and Member Meeting
ICYMI: WISPA Annual Board and Member Meeting

ICYMI: WISPA Annual Board and...

ICYMI: WISPA Annual Board and Member Meeting

ICYMI: WISPA Annual Board and Member Meeting

Today the WISPA board took a number of actions to move the organization forward, including the formation of two new committees - Education and...
FIXED WIRELESS ISPs ARE AMONG THE BIG WINNERS AS FCC ANNOUNCES RESULTS OF RURAL SUBSIDY...
FIXED WIRELESS ISPs ARE AMONG THE BIG WINNERS AS FCC ANNOUNCES RESULTS OF RURAL SUBSIDY...

FIXED WIRELESS ISPs ARE AMONG THE...

FIXED WIRELESS ISPs ARE AMONG THE BIG WINNERS AS FCC ANNOUNCES RESULTS OF RURAL SUBSIDY...

FIXED WIRELESS ISPs ARE AMONG THE BIG WINNERS AS FCC ANNOUNCES RESULTS OF RURAL SUBSIDY...

Washington, DC – More than a dozen members of the Wireless Internet Service Providers Association (WISPA) are among the newly announced winners...
WISPA URGES THE FCC TO ALLOW SECONDARY COMMERCIAL USE OF THE 4.9 GHz BAND ON A SHARED...
WISPA URGES THE FCC TO ALLOW SECONDARY COMMERCIAL USE OF THE 4.9 GHz BAND ON A SHARED...

WISPA URGES THE FCC TO ALLOW...

WISPA URGES THE FCC TO ALLOW SECONDARY COMMERCIAL USE OF THE 4.9 GHz BAND ON A SHARED...

WISPA URGES THE FCC TO ALLOW SECONDARY COMMERCIAL USE OF THE 4.9 GHz BAND ON A SHARED...

Rural America Asks: 5G or No G?
Rural America Asks: 5G or No G?

Rural America Asks: 5G or No G?

Rural America Asks: 5G or No G?

Rural America Asks: 5G or No G?

We have seen a lot of hype about 5G wireless technology in the news lately, and in the halls of government. But in March, at a hearing about broadband...
WISPA Fact Sheet on the CBRS Spectrum Controversy
WISPA Fact Sheet on the CBRS Spectrum Controversy

WISPA Fact Sheet on the CBRS...

WISPA Fact Sheet on the CBRS Spectrum Controversy

WISPA Fact Sheet on the CBRS Spectrum Controversy

The FCC voted October 24th on whether to launch a review of the pro-small-business, pro-innovation rules for the 3.5 GHz/CBRS spectrum band, which...
WISPA Calls on FCC to Modernize Rules in the 2.5 GHz “EBS” Spectrum Band
WISPA Calls on FCC to Modernize Rules in the 2.5 GHz “EBS” Spectrum Band

WISPA Calls on FCC to Modernize...

WISPA Calls on FCC to Modernize Rules in the 2.5 GHz “EBS” Spectrum Band

WISPA Calls on FCC to Modernize Rules in the 2.5 GHz “EBS” Spectrum Band

Washington, DC – The Wireless Internet Service Providers Association (WISPA) today praised the Federal Communications Commission (FCC)...
WISPA Applauds U.S. House Vote for Bill to Expand Rural Broadband and Precision...
WISPA Applauds U.S. House Vote for Bill to Expand Rural Broadband and Precision...

WISPA Applauds U.S. House Vote for...

WISPA Applauds U.S. House Vote for Bill to Expand Rural Broadband and Precision...

WISPA Applauds U.S. House Vote for Bill to Expand Rural Broadband and Precision...

Washington, DC – The goal of reliable, affordable broadband service for America’s farms received strong support this week as the U.S....
WISPA Concerned About FCC’s New CBRS Proposal
WISPA Concerned About FCC’s New CBRS Proposal

WISPA Concerned About FCC’s New...

WISPA Concerned About FCC’s New CBRS Proposal

WISPA Concerned About FCC’s New CBRS Proposal

The following statement is by Claude Aiken, President and CEO of the Wireless Internet Service Providers Association (WISPA), on the FCC’s...
In a letter to the FCC, WISPA and 182 Fixed Wireless Broadband Providers continue push for...
In a letter to the FCC, WISPA and 182 Fixed Wireless Broadband Providers continue push for...

In a letter to the FCC, WISPA and...

In a letter to the FCC, WISPA and 182 Fixed Wireless Broadband Providers continue push for...

In a letter to the FCC, WISPA and 182 Fixed Wireless Broadband Providers continue push for...

We are 182 fixed wireless broadband providers. We serve hard-to-reach places that no one else will: remote farms, schools, libraries, healthcare...
Crossroads Wi-Fi Providing Broadband Across Rural Tennessee
Crossroads Wi-Fi Providing Broadband Across Rural Tennessee

Crossroads Wi-Fi Providing...

Crossroads Wi-Fi Providing Broadband Across Rural Tennessee

Crossroads Wi-Fi Providing Broadband Across Rural Tennessee

During Claude Aiken's testimony before the House Communications Subcommittee, he told the story of WISPA member Crossroads Wi-Fi , a...
THE WISPA REPORT | August 23, 2018
THE WISPA REPORT | August 23, 2018

THE WISPA REPORT | August 23, 2018

THE WISPA REPORT | August 23, 2018

THE WISPA REPORT | August 23, 2018

WISPA supports 6 GHz plan put forth by leading tech companies
WISPA supports 6 GHz plan put forth by leading tech companies

WISPA supports 6 GHz plan put forth...

WISPA supports 6 GHz plan put forth by leading tech companies

WISPA supports 6 GHz plan put forth by leading tech companies

In a letter to the FCC, WISPA said it supports a framework for spectrum sharing in the 6 GHz band proposed by a group of tech companies that...
Tune in here for the State of WISPA live from WISPAPALOOZA 2018 on Tuesday morning!
Tune in here for the State of WISPA live from WISPAPALOOZA 2018 on Tuesday morning!

Tune in here for the State of WISPA...

Tune in here for the State of WISPA live from WISPAPALOOZA 2018 on Tuesday morning!

Tune in here for the State of WISPA live from WISPAPALOOZA 2018 on Tuesday morning!

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50 Items Donated To Support WISPA's Charity Auction to Benefit The Ruben Family This Week
50 Items Donated To Support WISPA's Charity Auction to Benefit The Ruben Family This Week

50 Items Donated To Support WISPA's...

50 Items Donated To Support WISPA's Charity Auction to Benefit The Ruben Family This Week

50 Items Donated To Support WISPA's Charity Auction to Benefit The Ruben Family This Week

To learn why the Ruben Family needs our help and what fantastic items are up for auction the week of WISPAPALOOZA 2018, please...

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    FIXED WIRELESS ISPs SAY FCC HAS “FAILED TO MEET EXPECTATIONS” ON CBRS RULES AND MUST ACT QUICKLY TO RESTORE HOPE TO RURAL COMMUNITIES

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    Washington, DC – In an upcoming report to Congress, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) “must acknowledge the harmful effects” of some of its current proceedings on small broadband providers and rural communities, the Wireless Internet Service Providers Association (WISPA) said in a new filing this week at the commission.

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    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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    To learn why the Ruben Family needs our help and what fantastic items are up for auction the week of WISPAPALOOZA 2018, please visit https://www.32auctions.com/wispapalooza2018. You do not have to attend WISPAPALOOZA to bid for items!

    “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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