FCC RELATED NEWS

WISPA Rejects Possible Changes to CBRS Licensing Rules, Noting They Would Deprive Rural America of the Best Near-Term Opportunity to Obtain Access to Broadband

PRESS RELEASE & FCC FILING

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Washington, DC – In comments filed today at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), the Wireless Internet Service Providers Association (www.WISPA.org) strongly objects to contemplated changes to licensing rules in the Citizens Broadband Radio Service (“CBRS”) spectrum band, which it says would “deprive rural America of the best near-term opportunity to obtain access to sustainable, high-quality broadband service.”

LOCAL WISPA MEMBERS SPEAK WITH FCC CHAIRMAN PAI AND EXPRESS SUPPORT FOR HIS INTERNET FREEDOM INITIATIVE

PRESS RELEASE

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Washington, DC – Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai today reached out to have conversations with several operators of small, fixed-wireless internet service providers (WISPs) about his “internet freedom” initiative.

CBRS -- Meeting with FCC Chairman Pai

Notice of Oral Ex Parte Presentation - Download

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On December 5, 2017, on behalf of the Wireless Internet Service Providers Association ("WISPA"), Jimmy Carr, CEO of All Points Broadband and a member of WISPA's Board of Directors, Ari Storch, and undersigned counsel to WISPA met with Chairman Ajit Pai, his Legal Advisor Rachael Bender, and his Communications Director Brian Hart to discuss issues related to the above-referenced proceeding.

WISPA Applauds Chairman Pai’s Call for a Better Approach to Net Neutrality

PRESS RELEASE

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Today, in an opinion piece in the Wall Street Journal, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai outlines his proposal for a better approach to “net neutrality,” including a repeal of current rules that have created significant uncertainties and compliance burdens for small businesses that provide broadband.

WISPA and the Broadband Access Coalition Submit Reply Comments Urging FCC to Move on Mid-Band Spectrum Use

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WISPA, along with the Broadband Access Coalition, submitted Reply Comments to the FCC in regard to the 37000-4200 MHZ band, urging the FCC to move forward with a notice of proposed rulemaking on the Coalition’s proposal to make the band available for fixed point-to-multipoint use. Separately, WISPA filed Reply Comments reiterating its views that the 5925-7125 MHz band should be made available for unlicensed use, and should not be auctioned.

CBRS Webinar: How You Can Help Meet The Threat

Tuesday, Nov. 7th from 2PM - 3PM EST

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Please join WISPA for a detailed discussion of the FCC’s Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) in the 3550-3700Mhz band, our strategy going forward, and how our members can help us protect this critical spectrum.

WISPs See 3.5 GHz in Small License Sizes as Critical to Broadband in Rural America

Redistributed by permission of Warren Communications News at www.warren-news.com

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Wireless ISPs, backed up by Google and other advocates of unlicensed spectrum, are mounting an all-out challenge to get the FCC to make changes to its 3.5 GHz NPRM to be voted at the Oct. 24 commissioners’ meeting.
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