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...
WEBINAR: Q&A With WISPA President & CEO Claude Aiken
WEBINAR: Q&A With WISPA President & CEO Claude Aiken

WEBINAR: Q&A With WISPA President &...

WEBINAR: Q&A With WISPA President & CEO Claude Aiken

WEBINAR: Q&A With WISPA President & CEO Claude Aiken

Get to know Claude Aiken in this 1-hour webinar where he'll answer your questions, provide an overview of WISPA's current top priorities, and...
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...
WISPA Calls on FCC to Modernize Rules in the 2.5 GHz “EBS” Spectrum Band
WISPA Calls on FCC to Modernize Rules in the 2.5 GHz “EBS” Spectrum Band

WISPA Calls on FCC to Modernize...

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

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

Washington, DC – The Wireless Internet Service Providers Association (WISPA) today praised the Federal Communications Commission (FCC)...
WISPA Applauds U.S. House Vote for Bill to Expand Rural Broadband and Precision...
WISPA Applauds U.S. House Vote for Bill to Expand Rural Broadband and Precision...

WISPA Applauds U.S. House Vote for...

WISPA Applauds U.S. House Vote for Bill to Expand Rural Broadband and Precision...

WISPA Applauds U.S. House Vote for Bill to Expand Rural Broadband and Precision...

Washington, DC – The goal of reliable, affordable broadband service for America’s farms received strong support this week as the U.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

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

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)...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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WP18 Thursday Keynote: "Stop Acting Your Age" by Matt Havens

WP18 Thursday Keynote: "Stop Acting Your Age" by Matt Havens

Get ready to laugh more and learn more than you ever thought possible. Because improving your generational issues doesn’t have to be boring.
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...
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

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    New open Internet transparency obligations go into effect on June 11, and the new rules require more detailed disclosures to consumers than what has been required since 2015. It is critical that broadband providers understand the rules and how they can comply, and avoid FCC and FTC enforcement action. WISPA President Claude Aiken will host Steve Coran, WISPA's Washington Counsel for this live 1-hour webinar where they'll discuss what WISPs need to do to comply with the new rules.

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