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...
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

MIT SCHOLAR SAYS MOBILE INDUSTRY’S APPROACH TO CBRS WOULD PUT U.S. ON SLOW ROAD TO 5G
MIT SCHOLAR SAYS MOBILE INDUSTRY’S APPROACH TO CBRS WOULD PUT U.S. ON SLOW ROAD TO 5G

MIT SCHOLAR SAYS MOBILE INDUSTRY’S...

MIT SCHOLAR SAYS MOBILE INDUSTRY’S APPROACH TO CBRS WOULD PUT U.S. ON SLOW ROAD TO 5G

MIT SCHOLAR SAYS MOBILE INDUSTRY’S APPROACH TO CBRS WOULD PUT U.S. ON SLOW ROAD TO 5G

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...
SIX WISPA MEMBER COMPANIES MAKE THE “INC 5000” LIST
SIX WISPA MEMBER COMPANIES MAKE THE “INC 5000” LIST

SIX WISPA MEMBER COMPANIES MAKE THE...

SIX WISPA MEMBER COMPANIES MAKE THE “INC 5000” LIST

SIX WISPA MEMBER COMPANIES MAKE THE “INC 5000” LIST

WISPA is pleased and proud to note that six WISPA member companies have been included on this year’s edition of the “INC 5000” list...
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 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...
WISPA WELCOMES NOMINATION OF GEOFFREY STARKS TO SERVE ON THE FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS...
WISPA WELCOMES NOMINATION OF GEOFFREY STARKS TO SERVE ON THE FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS...

WISPA WELCOMES NOMINATION OF...

WISPA WELCOMES NOMINATION OF GEOFFREY STARKS TO SERVE ON THE FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS...

WISPA WELCOMES NOMINATION OF GEOFFREY STARKS TO SERVE ON THE FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS...

On behalf of thousands of fixed wireless broadband providers serving more than 4 million customers across America, the Wireless Internet Service...
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...
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...
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 FOR INCREASED SHARING OF PRIME SPECTRUM, OPPOSES GLOBALSTAR REQUEST FOR...
WISPA CALLS FOR INCREASED SHARING OF PRIME SPECTRUM, OPPOSES GLOBALSTAR REQUEST FOR...

WISPA CALLS FOR INCREASED SHARING...

WISPA CALLS FOR INCREASED SHARING OF PRIME SPECTRUM, OPPOSES GLOBALSTAR REQUEST FOR...

WISPA CALLS FOR INCREASED SHARING OF PRIME SPECTRUM, OPPOSES GLOBALSTAR REQUEST FOR...

Washington, DC – The Wireless Internet Service Providers Association (WISPA) today filed comments at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC)...
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.
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...

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    WISPA files comments with the General Services Administration concerning streamlined access to federal land infrastructure

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    As described in the filing, access to federal property and vertical infrastructure on federal lands is critical to accelerating the provision of broadband service to rural, unserved and underserved areas. WISPA urges GSA to promote transparency and to support a more streamlined, cost-effective review process for the deployment of broadband facilities.

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

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    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.

    Rural America Asks: 5G or No G?

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    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 infrastructure, Sen. Jon Tester (D-Mt.) asked a critical question: “How do we get 5G into rural America?”

    WISPA Board of Directors Candidate Q&A

    LIVE WEBINAR WEDNESDAY, JULY 25TH AT 12 PM EDT

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    WISPA members are cordially invited to take part in a Q&A webinar session with the 2018 candidates for Board of Directors. The seven nominees are each vying for one of three open 3-year positions that will help shape the future of WISPA, and your participation is important. Join moderator Steven Grabiel for this 75-minute session where we'll seek important answers to members pre-submitted questions. Please submit your questions on the registration form or email them to admins@wispa.org by 12 PM EDT Tuesday, July 24th.

    CANDIDATES: Gerry Ford - Todd Harpest - Chuck Hogg - Keefe John - Garth Nicholas - Mark Radabaugh - Nathan Stooke (Candidate Applications)

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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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    “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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