Claude Aiken testifies before the House Commerce Communications Subcommittee about rural...
Claude Aiken testifies before the House Commerce Communications Subcommittee about rural...

Claude Aiken testifies before the...

Claude Aiken testifies before the House Commerce Communications Subcommittee about rural...

Claude Aiken testifies before the House Commerce Communications Subcommittee about rural...

WISPA CEO Claude Aiken told a House subcommittee that WISPA members are closing the digital divide and could accomplish even more with greater access...
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...
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...
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

WEBINAR: Q&A With WISPA President & CEO Claude Aiken
WEBINAR: Q&A With WISPA President & CEO Claude Aiken

WEBINAR: Q&A With WISPA President &...

WEBINAR: Q&A With WISPA President & CEO Claude Aiken

WEBINAR: Q&A With WISPA President & CEO Claude Aiken

Get to know Claude Aiken in this 1-hour webinar where he'll answer your questions, provide an overview of WISPA's current top priorities, and...
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...

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)...
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 Applauds FCC Action Proposing Expansion of Flexible Use Mid-Band Spectrum
WISPA Applauds FCC Action Proposing Expansion of Flexible Use Mid-Band Spectrum

WISPA Applauds FCC Action Proposing...

WISPA Applauds FCC Action Proposing Expansion of Flexible Use Mid-Band Spectrum

WISPA Applauds FCC Action Proposing Expansion of Flexible Use Mid-Band Spectrum

Washington, DC – The Wireless Internet Service Providers Association (WISPA) applauds the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for...
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...
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...
FIXED WIRELESS ISPs SAY FCC HAS “FAILED TO MEET EXPECTATIONS” ON CBRS RULES AND MUST ACT...
FIXED WIRELESS ISPs SAY FCC HAS “FAILED TO MEET EXPECTATIONS” ON CBRS RULES AND MUST ACT...

FIXED WIRELESS ISPs SAY FCC HAS...

FIXED WIRELESS ISPs SAY FCC HAS “FAILED TO MEET EXPECTATIONS” ON CBRS RULES AND MUST ACT...

FIXED WIRELESS ISPs SAY FCC HAS “FAILED TO MEET EXPECTATIONS” ON CBRS RULES AND MUST ACT...

Washington, DC – In an upcoming report to Congress, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) “must acknowledge the harmful...
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 Board Election 2018 Results
WISPA Board Election 2018 Results

WISPA Board Election 2018 Results

WISPA Board Election 2018 Results

WISPA Board Election 2018 Results

Thank you to all the members who voted in this election. Voting closed last night, and we have the results.
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...

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