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...
WISPAMERICA 2018 RECAP PAGE
WISPAMERICA 2018 RECAP PAGE

WISPAMERICA 2018 RECAP PAGE

WISPAMERICA 2018 RECAP PAGE

WISPAMERICA 2018 RECAP PAGE

ICYMI: Check out the official show guide and dailies, photo gallery, select session videos and more!
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...
WISPAPALOOZA 2018 EXHIBITOR REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!
WISPAPALOOZA 2018 EXHIBITOR REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

WISPAPALOOZA 2018 EXHIBITOR...

WISPAPALOOZA 2018 EXHIBITOR REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

WISPAPALOOZA 2018 EXHIBITOR REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

For the 8th year, WISPA is bringing together Internet Service Providers, industry experts and leading suppliers for WISPAPALOOZA 2018 in Las...
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.
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...
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

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...
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...
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...
On CBRS, WISPA Continues to Keep Up the Pressure
On CBRS, WISPA Continues to Keep Up the Pressure

On CBRS, WISPA Continues to Keep Up...

On CBRS, WISPA Continues to Keep Up the Pressure

On CBRS, WISPA Continues to Keep Up the Pressure

Here’s an update on where we stand in our campaign to stop the FCC from taking away the pro-rural, pro-small parts of the Citizens Broadband...
WISPA and Diverse Coalition of Allies Unite on CBRS Spectrum Proposal
WISPA and Diverse Coalition of Allies Unite on CBRS Spectrum Proposal

WISPA and Diverse Coalition of...

WISPA and Diverse Coalition of Allies Unite on CBRS Spectrum Proposal

WISPA and Diverse Coalition of Allies Unite on CBRS Spectrum Proposal

Washington, DC – A large, diverse coalition representing thousands of companies and organizations – including the Wireless Internet...
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...

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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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    For the 8th year, WISPA is bringing together Internet Service Providers, industry experts and leading suppliers for WISPAPALOOZA 2018 in Las Vegas. This 5-day event is sure to be the largest of the year and will feature more than 60 interactive sessions with some of the brightest minds and hottest new innovations for the ISP world.

    “Thanks to everyone for their help, it’s the best of WISPA when everyone pitches in to help a WISP in trouble.”
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    “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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