WISPA Criticizes AT&T and T-Mobile for “Misleading” Statements on CBRS
WISPA Criticizes AT&T and T-Mobile for “Misleading” Statements on CBRS

WISPA Criticizes AT&T and T-Mobile...

WISPA Criticizes AT&T and T-Mobile for “Misleading” Statements on CBRS

WISPA Criticizes AT&T and T-Mobile for “Misleading” Statements on CBRS

On Monday, April 23, WISPA sent a letter to the FCC, criticizing AT&T and T-Mobile for their “erroneous and misleading” analyses...
Internet Freedom Restored: New Compliance Obligations
Internet Freedom Restored: New Compliance Obligations

Internet Freedom Restored: New...

Internet Freedom Restored: New Compliance Obligations

Internet Freedom Restored: New Compliance Obligations

New open Internet transparency obligations go into effect on June 11, and the new rules require more detailed disclosures to consumers than what has...
STATE OF WISPA ADDRESS BY CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD CHUCK HOGG
STATE OF WISPA ADDRESS BY CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD CHUCK HOGG

STATE OF WISPA ADDRESS BY CHAIRMAN...

STATE OF WISPA ADDRESS BY CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD CHUCK HOGG

STATE OF WISPA ADDRESS BY CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD CHUCK HOGG

Streamed live from WISPAMERICA 2018 in Birmingham, Alabama.
Spectrum as Infrastructure: Connecting Rural America
Spectrum as Infrastructure: Connecting Rural America

Spectrum as Infrastructure:...

Spectrum as Infrastructure: Connecting Rural America

Spectrum as Infrastructure: Connecting Rural America

Washington, DC event held on April 24th at New America. Speakers included WISPA President and CEO Claude Aiken and former WISPA board member...
Economic Value of Unlicensed Spectrum To Reach More Than $834 Billion By 2020
Economic Value of Unlicensed Spectrum To Reach More Than $834 Billion By 2020

Economic Value of Unlicensed...

Economic Value of Unlicensed Spectrum To Reach More Than $834 Billion By 2020

Economic Value of Unlicensed Spectrum To Reach More Than $834 Billion By 2020

WifiForward, a coalition of companies, organizations and public sector institutions, released a new economic report, which finds that the value of...
WISPA Launches Facebook Group
WISPA Launches Facebook Group

WISPA Launches Facebook Group

WISPA Launches Facebook Group

WISPA Launches Facebook Group

In response to many of your requests, WISPA has launched a FB Group where we hope to expand on our efforts to provide a forum for greater engagement...
WISPA Names Claude Aiken as New President and CEO
WISPA Names Claude Aiken as New President and CEO

WISPA Names Claude Aiken as New...

WISPA Names Claude Aiken as New President and CEO

WISPA Names Claude Aiken as New President and CEO

Washington, DC – The Wireless Internet Service Providers Association (WISPA) today announced it has selected Claude Aiken, a recognized leader...
WISPA Statement on CTIA-CCA proposal in the CBRS band
WISPA Statement on CTIA-CCA proposal in the CBRS band

WISPA Statement on CTIA-CCA...

WISPA Statement on CTIA-CCA proposal in the CBRS band

WISPA Statement on CTIA-CCA proposal in the CBRS band

The Competitive Carriers Association (CCA) and CTIA on April 20 submitted a proposal to the FCC to auction Priority Access Licenses (PAL) in the CBRS...
NEW WISPA PRESIDENT CLAUDE AIKEN SETS OUT TO GET TO KNOW MEMBERS
NEW WISPA PRESIDENT CLAUDE AIKEN SETS OUT TO GET TO KNOW MEMBERS

NEW WISPA PRESIDENT CLAUDE AIKEN...

NEW WISPA PRESIDENT CLAUDE AIKEN SETS OUT TO GET TO KNOW MEMBERS

NEW WISPA PRESIDENT CLAUDE AIKEN SETS OUT TO GET TO KNOW MEMBERS

"Visited All Points Broadband today in Loudon County VA. Great to see their take on WISP operations firsthand. Looking forward to visiting more...
WISPA’s Trina Coffey Promoted to Vice President of Events & Operations
WISPA’s Trina Coffey Promoted to Vice President of Events & Operations

WISPA’s Trina Coffey Promoted to...

WISPA’s Trina Coffey Promoted to Vice President of Events & Operations

WISPA’s Trina Coffey Promoted to Vice President of Events & Operations

Washington, DC – Trina Coffey, the longest-serving and best-known staff member at the Wireless Internet Service Providers Association (WISPA),...
RUS Announces Availability of Broadband Grants and Loans
RUS Announces Availability of Broadband Grants and Loans

RUS Announces Availability of...

RUS Announces Availability of Broadband Grants and Loans

RUS Announces Availability of Broadband Grants and Loans

In two Federal Register publications this month, the Rural Utilities Service announced that it would be accepting applications for the Rural Broadband...
THE WISPA REPORT | MAY 16, 2018
THE WISPA REPORT | MAY 16, 2018

THE WISPA REPORT | MAY 16, 2018

THE WISPA REPORT | MAY 16, 2018

THE WISPA REPORT | MAY 16, 2018

Mignon Clyburn Stepping Down as FCC Commissioner
Mignon Clyburn Stepping Down as FCC Commissioner

Mignon Clyburn Stepping Down as FCC...

Mignon Clyburn Stepping Down as FCC Commissioner

Mignon Clyburn Stepping Down as FCC Commissioner

Today, Commissioner Mignon Clyburn announced her plans to step down from the Federal Communications Commission after eight years on the job. 
THANK YOU FOR MAKING WISPAMERICA 2018 A SUCCESS
THANK YOU FOR MAKING WISPAMERICA 2018 A SUCCESS

THANK YOU FOR MAKING WISPAMERICA...

THANK YOU FOR MAKING WISPAMERICA 2018 A SUCCESS

THANK YOU FOR MAKING WISPAMERICA 2018 A SUCCESS

WISPAPALOOZA 2018 EXHIBITOR REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!
WISPAPALOOZA 2018 EXHIBITOR REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

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WISPAPALOOZA 2018 EXHIBITOR REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

WISPAPALOOZA 2018 EXHIBITOR REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

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