FCC FILINGS BY WISPA

Below is a list of filings that WISPA has submitted to the Federal Communications Commission.

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

PRESS RELEASE

Dale Curtis 0 5096 Article rating: No rating

Washington, DC – The Wireless Internet Service Providers Association (WISPA) today praised the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for its efforts to modernize its rules for the 2.5 GHz spectrum band, and endorsed proposals that would free up spectrum for commercial broadband service in rural areas while providing new flexibility to existing licensees engaged in educational missions.

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

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Claude Aiken 0 4743 Article rating: 4.3

We are 182 fixed wireless broadband providers. We serve hard-to-reach places that no one else will: remote farms, schools, libraries, healthcare institutions, and other businesses that but for us would have no broadband or no broadband competition. But we are running out of the critical infrastructure we need to serve rural America: spectrum.

WISPA urges the FCC to reform broadband subsidies by rethinking its assumptions about all-fiber deployments in rural areas that underpin its cost model

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Claude Aiken 0 0 Article rating: No rating

In new comments filed at the FCC, WISPA urges the Commission to reform broadband subsidies by rethinking its assumptions about all-fiber deployments in rural areas that underpin its cost model. WISPA also supports the goal of moving away from the current “100% overlap” trigger for phase-out of support for rate-of-return incumbents, and advocates for a simple reverse auction mechanism that makes support available to a broader range of providers once a lower competitive benchmark is reached.

WISPA and Diverse Coalition of Allies Unite on CBRS Spectrum Proposal

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Dale Curtis 0 4973 Article rating: No rating

Washington, DC – A large, diverse coalition representing thousands of companies and organizations – including the Wireless Internet Service Providers Association (WISPA) – today proposed a compromise approach to the licensing of Priority Access Licenses (PALs) in the Citizens Broadband Radio Service spectrum band (CBRS, 3550-3700 MHz).

WISPA Rejects Possible Changes to CBRS Licensing Rules, Noting They Would Deprive Rural America of the Best Near-Term Opportunity to Obtain Access to Broadband

PRESS RELEASE & FCC FILING

Dale Curtis 0 6465 Article rating: No rating
Washington, DC – In comments filed today at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), the Wireless Internet Service Providers Association (www.WISPA.org) strongly objects to contemplated changes to licensing rules in the Citizens Broadband Radio Service (“CBRS”) spectrum band, which it says would “deprive rural America of the best near-term opportunity to obtain access to sustainable, high-quality broadband service.”
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