Industry and Member News

Latest Industry News

2017
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Title
February 23, 2017
In a Win for Rural Americans and Small Businesses, FCC Expands and Extends Regulatory Exemption for Five Years
February 23, 2017
FCC’s Rural Broadband Plan is Digital Favoritism, Not Digital Empowerment, WISPA Says
January 27, 2017
WISPA Comments on FCC Decision to Expand Broadband Development in NY
January 12, 2017
WISPA President Alex Phillips' Letter to Donald Trump
January 10, 2017
Wireless Internet Service Providers Praise U.S. House for Voting - Unanimously, Again - to Protect Small Business & Rural Americans
2016
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Title
December 16, 2016
Wireless Internet Service Providers Extremely Disappointed by FCC’s Inaction on Small Business Exemption
December 5, 2016
Wireless Internet Service Providers Raise Concerns About Impacts of AT&T-Time Warner Merger; Call On Federal Authorities to Reject It
October 27, 2016
Fixed Wireless Broadband Providers Appreciate FCC’S Sensitivity to Small Broadband Providers in New Consumer Privacy Rules
October 13, 2016
Fixed Wireless Industry Poised for Robust Growth and Greater Policy Activism (WISPAPALOOZA Wrapup)
August 10, 2016
Wireless Internet Service Providers Applaud Federal Court Decision on Municipal Broadband
July 25, 2016
A Growing Consensus That the FCC Must Change Course on Privacy
June 15, 2016
Wireless Internet Service Providers Welcome Senate Committee Vote to Protect Small Businesses and Rural Americans
June 14, 2016
Wireless Internet Service Providers Disappointed by Court's Decision Upholding FCC Regulations
June 8, 2016
Experts to FCC: Change Course on Broadband Privacy Rules
May 25, 2016
Small Internet Service Providers Applaud FCC Action to Promote Broadband Build-Out in Under-Served Areas
May 19, 2016
New Overtime Rules Affect Small Businesses
March 16, 2016
Wireless Internet Service Providers Praise the U.S. House for Protecting Small Businesses and Rural Americans
February 25, 2016
House Committee Action Paves Way to Progress in Full House and Senate
January 12, 2016
WISPA Asks Congress For ISP Small Business Regulatory Certainty
2015
December 16, 2015
WISPA Hails FCC Decision Extending Small Business Relief
November 20, 2015
WISPA Applauds House of Representatives for Support of Small Business Exemption from New Open Internet Disclosure
October 6, 2015

Associated Press - Northwest Connecticut struggles to gain broadband access. Alex Phillips, President of WISPA, is quoted in this article.
August 18, 2015

Public Knowledge - FCC Fines Smart City Networks for Wi-Fi Jamming Violation
August 13, 2015
WISPA Responds to FCC’s Unlicensed TV Band Spectrum Ruling
July 20, 2015

USDA - USDA Announces Funding for Rural Broadband Projects
June 23, 2015

CED - The first Net Neutrality complaint has been filed against TWC
June 18, 2015

FCC - The FCC announced that interconnected VoIP providers will no longer need to go to third parties to get numbers
June 17, 2015

FCC - The FCC issued a forfeiture order against AT&T for $100 million for its alleged violation of the open Internet rules
June 16, 2015

Telecompetitor - Frontier Accepts CAF II Broadband Funding Worth $283 Million Annually
June 9, 2015

GeekWire - Seattle officials: Municipal broadband too risky and expensive for city to build alone
May 7, 2015
FCC News - Statement of FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai on new evidence that President Obama's plan to regulate the Internet harms small businesses and rural broadband deployment
April 29, 2015

Fierce Mobile Government - Infrastructure changes essential to supporting wireless growth, FCC commissioner says
April 14, 2015

Reuters - ACA Asks Court To Reject FCC's Classification Of Broadband ISPs As Title II Providers
March 24, 2015

eWeek - Lawsuits Aim Pre-emptive Strike on Net Neutrality Rule Enforcement



Latest Member News

2016
Date
Title
December 13, 2016
WISPAclips: News from Around the Internet - 12/13/16
November 7, 2016
WISPAclips: News from Around the Internet - 11/07/16
September 20, 2016
WISPA Teams with METAvivor for Pink Day at WISPAPALOOZA
August 12, 2016
WISPA Elects New Officers and Board Members for 2016-2017 Term
January 24, 2016
Blue Tie streamlines the message for businesses
2015
August 6, 2015
WISPA member, Jack Unger, will be speaking on a panel "Wi-Fi vs. LTE-U The Battle for 5 GHz" at WCA. Attend the session on August 18th and ask some questions! Click here to register.
August 5, 2015
WISPA joined the WINNFORUM and will be participating in and explaining WISPA's plans on its Professional Installer certification program.
July 8, 2015
FierceInstaller - WISPs overcoming installation challenges and using new technologies for rural broadband (FierceInstaller interview with Alex Phillips)
June 1, 2015
PRLOG - Saankhya Labs launches world’s first TV White Space Baseband Radio Module
March 23, 2015
The Washington Post - Here are the first lawsuits to challenge the FCC’s net neutrality rules