WISPA Applauds FCC’s Vote for a Better Approach to Internet Policy
WISPA Applauds FCC’s Vote for a Better Approach to Internet Policy

WISPA Applauds FCC’s Vote for a...

WISPA Applauds FCC’s Vote for a Better Approach to Internet Policy

WISPA Applauds FCC’s Vote for a Better Approach to Internet Policy

WISPA commends the Federal Communications Commission for voting today to repeal its heavy-handed “Title II” or “net...
The WISPA Report | Jan. 24, 2018
The WISPA Report | Jan. 24, 2018

The WISPA Report | Jan. 24, 2018

The WISPA Report | Jan. 24, 2018

The WISPA Report | Jan. 24, 2018

Register -- Many WISPA members have asked us to provide information in a more organized, regular fashion than the members’ email list. Well,...
Registration for WISPAMERICA 2018 is now open!
Registration for WISPAMERICA 2018 is now open!

Registration for WISPAMERICA 2018...

Registration for WISPAMERICA 2018 is now open!

Registration for WISPAMERICA 2018 is now open!

For the 6th year, WISPA is bringing together Internet Service Providers, industry experts and leading suppliers for WISPAMERICA 2018 - this time...
TheBrothersWISP - Britain Turner Interview - #wispaplooza2017
TheBrothersWISP - Britain Turner Interview - #wispaplooza2017

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TheBrothersWISP - Britain Turner Interview - #wispaplooza2017

TheBrothersWISP - Britain Turner Interview - #wispaplooza2017

Britain was kind enough to talk to us about why he came to Wispaplooza, the challenges he faces, and why he's excited about Baicells and...
FIXED WIRELESS BROADBAND INDUSTRY PROJECTED TO NEARLY DOUBLE IN FIVE YEARS, NEW REPORT...
FIXED WIRELESS BROADBAND INDUSTRY PROJECTED TO NEARLY DOUBLE IN FIVE YEARS, NEW REPORT...

FIXED WIRELESS BROADBAND INDUSTRY...

FIXED WIRELESS BROADBAND INDUSTRY PROJECTED TO NEARLY DOUBLE IN FIVE YEARS, NEW REPORT...

FIXED WIRELESS BROADBAND INDUSTRY PROJECTED TO NEARLY DOUBLE IN FIVE YEARS, NEW REPORT...

New Analyst Report Describes Conditions and Trends in a Highly Dynamic Industry
WISPA Launches YouTube Channel
WISPA Launches YouTube Channel

WISPA Launches YouTube Channel

WISPA Launches YouTube Channel

WISPA Launches YouTube Channel

We're happy to announce that WISPA has launched its YouTube Channel! Visitors to the channel will now be able to easily find and watch designated...
CONNECT AMERICA FUND: Working for a Cost-Effective, Performance-Based Subsidy System
CONNECT AMERICA FUND: Working for a Cost-Effective, Performance-Based Subsidy System

CONNECT AMERICA FUND: Working for a...

CONNECT AMERICA FUND: Working for a Cost-Effective, Performance-Based Subsidy System

CONNECT AMERICA FUND: Working for a Cost-Effective, Performance-Based Subsidy System

The FCC is expected to vote on January 30 on rules that will govern the CAF II “reverse auction,” in which companies will bid to receive...
Broad Group Of Small Business Organizations Urge Inclusion Of Latta-Schrader Regulatory...
Broad Group Of Small Business Organizations Urge Inclusion Of Latta-Schrader Regulatory...

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Broad Group Of Small Business Organizations Urge Inclusion Of Latta-Schrader Regulatory...

Broad Group Of Small Business Organizations Urge Inclusion Of Latta-Schrader Regulatory...

What you need to know - and can do right now - about the CBRS spectrum controversy
What you need to know - and can do right now - about the CBRS spectrum controversy

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What you need to know - and can do right now - about the CBRS spectrum controversy

What you need to know - and can do right now - about the CBRS spectrum controversy

WISPAPALOOZA 2017 Video & Recap Page
WISPAPALOOZA 2017 Video & Recap Page

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WISPAPALOOZA 2017 Video & Recap Page

WISPAPALOOZA 2017 Video & Recap Page

In need of a WISPAPALOOZA 2017 Recap or want to know what you missed? Check out the WP17 Video and Recap page with the official Show Guide &...
WISPA Member Rise Broadband Selected as Telecom Service Provider of the Year
WISPA Member Rise Broadband Selected as Telecom Service Provider of the Year

WISPA Member Rise Broadband...

WISPA Member Rise Broadband Selected as Telecom Service Provider of the Year

WISPA Member Rise Broadband Selected as Telecom Service Provider of the Year

Washington, DC -- Rise Broadband, a member of the Wireless Internet Service Providers Association (WISPA), has been named Telecom Service Provider 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...

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    Wireless Innovation Forum Completes Foundational Standards Enabling Operation in the 3.5 GHz CBRS Band

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    WASHINGTON--()--The Wireless Innovation Forum (WInnForum) announced today the completion of the ten standards comprising the baseline specifications for commercial operations within the 3.5 GHz Citizens Broadband Radio Service (CBRS) band. This watershed event allows the finalization of CBRS products already in various levels of testing and sets the stage for the rollout of commercial CBRS networks.

    FCC FINALIZES PLANS FOR CONNECT AMERICA FUND PHASE II AUCTION,

    BUT FALLS SHORT OF ENSURING MAXIMUM BENEFITS FOR RURAL AMERICA -- WISPA PRESS RELEASE

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    Washington, DC -- The Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) this week took the final steps required to launch its Connect America Fund Phase II auction (CAF II), which will provide up to nearly $2 billion over the next decade to expand fixed, high-speed Internet service in unserved rural areas.

    CBRS Rules and Wireless ISPs: What Impact Would Contemplated Changes Have?

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    WISPs had been anticipating even better fixed wireless economics, potentially creating a business case for even more unserved areas, thanks to new spectrum the FCC had planned to make available in the CBRS band. But those plans are in jeopardy now that large mobile carriers have asked the commission to change direction on CBRS.

    The WISPA Report | Jan. 24, 2018

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    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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    The WISPA Report | Jan. 24, 2018

    WISPA's New E-Newsletter - delivered bi-weekly to WISPA.org registered users. Registration is FREE.

    Register -- Many WISPA members have asked us to provide information in a more organized, regular fashion than the members’ email list. Well, here you go. You can expect to see this in your inbox every other week; and we’ll do our best to keep it short and easy to read on the fly.

    WISPA: In The Midst Of A Transformation

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    WISPA: In The Midst Of A Transformation

    Trina Coffey, WISPA Director of Operations

    The industry landscape is changing. Evolving technology is creating opportunities and forecasts for WISP operators and vendors look promising. At the same time, never-ending regulatory shifts pose significant challenges that affect your bottom line and cannot be ignored.

    “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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