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FCC Should Deny Verizon’s Applications to Aggregate 5G Spectrum

Washington, DC – June 26, 2017 – Today, Competitive Carriers Association (CCA) filed a Petition to Deny with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC or Commission) encouraging the Commission to deny the application of Verizon Wireless and XO Holdings (“Verizon/Nextlink Application”) and, where applicable, the application of Verizon Communications, Inc. and Straight Path Communications, Inc. (“Verizon/Str ...

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How Protection Solutions Can Boost Carrier Sales

How Protection Solutions Can Boost Carrier Sales by Kevin Cundiff, Fortegra Vice President of Warranty It's no secret that regional wireless carriers don't have it easy when it comes to keeping up with the big dogs of mobile. When it comes to driving sales and bringing in new customers, regional carriers usually have to get a little more creative. So, how can they be even more creative? Well, one way is by ...

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America’s Small Businesses Will Benefit from Reliable Coverage Data, Streamlined Infrastructure Policies and Access to Spectrum

Washington, DC – June 22, 2017 – Today, Tim Donovan, Senior Vice President of Legislative Affairs for Competitive Carriers Association (CCA) testified before the House Committee on Small Business Subcommittee on Agriculture, Energy, and Trade in its hearing entitled, “Improving Broadband Deployment: Solutions for Rural America.” CCA thanks Chairman Rod Blum (R-IA), Ranking Member Brad Schneider (D-IL) and M ...

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Coverage Data Must Accurately Reflect Areas that Still Lack Broadband Services

Washington, DC – June 21, 2017 – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology held a hearing entitled, “Defining and Mapping Broadband Coverage in America.” Competitive Carriers Association (CCA) thanks Chairman Marsha Blackburn (R-TN), Ranking Member Doyle (D-PA), and Members of the Subcommittee for focusing on this important issue, ...

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iSelectMD increases coverage in Alabama and Florida

June 19, 2017 - Hilton Head, SC - iSelectMD to offer mHealth and Telehealth Services to the 19 Electric cooperative entities located in Alabama and Florida. Effective August 1st 2017, cooperative employees from these entities will have access to telemedicine services. This innovative program provides real time access to care to cooperative employees and their household dependents that are experiencing a non ...

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Tecore Networks Participates at Paris Air Show

Paris, France, June 20, 2017 - Tecore Networks, a pioneer supplier of innovative American-made mobile network infrastructure, today announced its attendance at the Paris International Air Show. Tecore is participating as part of the Maryland Department of Commerce Delegation from June 19-23, 2017. ...

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Policymakers Must Use Standardized Data to Ensure USF Support Reaches Areas In-Need

Washington, DC – June 20, 2017 – Today, the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, & Transportation Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, Innovation, and the Internet held a hearing entitled, “The Universal Service Fund and Rural Broadband Investment,” to examine the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC or Commission) Universal Service Fund (USF) and its capabilities for the deployment of broadban ...

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CCA Applauds Introduction of Rural Reasonable and Comparable Wireless Act of 2017

Washington, DC – June 16, 2017 – Yesterday, Congressmen David McKinley (R-WV) and Peter Welch (D-VT) introduced the bipartisan Rural Reasonable and Comparable Wireless Act of 2017 (“Act”), which would direct the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC or Commission”) to implement regulations that establish a national standard to determine whether rural areas have access to mobile broadband services comparab ...

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Removing Barriers to Advanced Broadband Services Deployment Will Benefit Consumers and Economy

Washington, DC – June 15, 2017 – Today, in comments filed with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC or Commission), Competitive Carriers Association (CCA) encouraged the Commission to create strong national standards for broadband deployment to stimulate increased investment and buildout, especially in rural, historically underserved areas. Specifically, the FCC should exercise its authority to stream ...

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