The WISPA Office will be closed Monday, May 30th, so that we can observe Memorial Day with our families.

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WISPAmerica 2016 Recap

WISPAmerica 2016 Recap

WISPAmerica 2016 Recap

WISPAmerica 2016 Recap

WISPA President Alex Phillips delivers his State of WISPA address at WISPAmerica 2016

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WISPA Advocacy

WISPA Advocacy

WISPA Advocacy

WISPA Advocacy

WISPA is an active advocate with the FCC and Capitol Hill for industry regulatory efforts.
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Advocacy Day 2016

Advocacy Day 2016

Advocacy Day 2016

Advocacy Day 2016

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WISPAPALOOZA 2015 Awards

WISPAPALOOZA 2015 Awards

WISPAPALOOZA 2015 Awards

WISPAPALOOZA 2015 Awards

Congratulations to the 2015 Award Winners! 

nOtice of Election to the WISPA Board of Directors!

 “Trina Coffey, WISPA Nominations Committee Chairperson, announced the schedule for elections for new board members for the year 2016. The membership will be notified of the nomination applications for the board on April 8th, 2016. Applicants will have until June 10th, 2016 to turn in applications to run for the board. The nominating committee will then have until June 16th, 2016 to review all applications for eligibility and other issues. The nomination committee will post to the membership list on June 17th, 2016 all candidates running for the board. Candidates will have from June 18th to July 18th, 2016 to campaign for board positions. Voting will be from July 19th, 2016 9:00 AM EST to August 2nd, 2016 9:00 PM EST with the winning candidates being seated on the board on August 11th, 2016.” 

 If you are interested in running for the board and have a question about the board, contact a current board member or me for duties and obligations.

The application for nomination is available here

To make the elections work properly I’m looking for a few volunteers to serve on the nominations committee. 

Please contact me with any questions or to volunteer to serve on the committee.

 

account registration and Mailing List instructions

If you would like detailed instructions on how to login and navigate through our new WISPA Association Management System (AMS), click here to download the .pdf instructions.

For detailed instructions on managing your mailing lists, click here

 

About WISPA

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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Upcoming Events


June 5, 2016
Colorado WISP Meeting
Keystone, CO

October 11-13, 2016
Las Vegas, NV

October 9-12, 2017
WISPAPALOOZA 2017
Las Vegas, NV





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LATEST INDUSTRY NEWS

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LATEST MEMBER NEWS

Associated Press (October 6, 2016) - Northwest Connecticut struggles to gain broadband access. Alex Phillips, President of WISPA, is quoted in this article.

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LATEST FCC COMMENTS/FILINGS

(9/9/15) WISPA filed comments with the FCC re-affirming its request for a permanent exemption from the FCC’s new open Internet disclosure rules.

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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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