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WISPA urges the FCC to reform broadband subsidies by rethinking its assumptions about all-fiber deployments in rural areas that underpin its cost model

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In new comments filed at the FCC, WISPA urges the Commission to reform broadband subsidies by rethinking its assumptions about all-fiber deployments in rural areas that underpin its cost model. WISPA also supports the goal of moving away from the current “100% overlap” trigger for phase-out of support for rate-of-return incumbents, and advocates for a simple reverse auction mechanism that makes support available to a broader range of providers once a lower competitive benchmark is reached.

FCC Must Choose Between Many or Few with Spectrum Rule Change

Reproduced with permission. Published May 15, 2018. Copyright 2018 by The Bureau of National Affairs, Inc. (800-372-1033)

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A proposed rule change before the Federal Communications Commission for spectrum licenses in the 3.5 GHz band presents a clear choice between the needs of the few and the needs of the many—though with some complications.

Internet Freedom Restored: New Compliance Obligations

#WISPAwebinar | May 21, 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 and Diverse Coalition of Allies Unite on CBRS Spectrum Proposal

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Washington, DC – A large, diverse coalition representing thousands of companies and organizations – including the Wireless Internet Service Providers Association (WISPA) – today proposed a compromise approach to the licensing of Priority Access Licenses (PALs) in the Citizens Broadband Radio Service spectrum band (CBRS, 3550-3700 MHz).

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