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CCA Applauds Bipartisan Senate Letter Urging Sufficient and Predictable Wireless USF Support

Washington, DC – February 2, 2017 – Today, 30 United States Senators – Senators Roger Wicker (R-MS), Joe Manchin (D-WV), along with 28 of their colleagues, sent a letter to Federal Communications Commission (FCC or Commission) Chairman Ajit Pai encouraging the Commission to adopt a Universal Service Fund (USF) Mobility Fund Phase II (MFII) program that provides sufficient and predictable support. Competitiv ...

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CCA Urges Congress to Support a Procompetitive Regulatory Regime

Washington, DC – February 1, 2017 – Today, Competitive Carriers Association (CCA) submitted a letter to U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, & Transportation (Committee) Chairman John Thune (R-SD) and Ranking Member Bill Nelson (D-FL) regarding the Committee's hearing entitled "A Growth Agenda: Reducing Unnecessary Regulatory Burdens." ...

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CCA Urges the House Judiciary Committee to Make Device Unlocking Exemption Permanent

Washington, DC – February 1, 2017 – Yesterday, in comments submitted to the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee (Committee), Competitive Carriers Association (CCA) encouraged the Committee, in its review of U.S. Copyright law, to enact legislation to make permanent the current temporary device unlocking exemption as articulated in the 2015 triennial rulemaking. CCA strongly supports allowing c ...

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CCA Joins the Communications ISAC

Washington, DC – January 30, 2017 – Yesterday, Competitive Carriers Association (CCA) became a member of the Communications Information Sharing and Analysis Center (ISAC). The Communications ISAC, through its partnership with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the National Coordination Center for Communications (NCC), is a critical collaboration between government and industry stakeholders to mon ...

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CCA Commends Senate Commerce for Advancing Key Bipartisan Telecom Legislation and Nominations

Washington, DC – January 24 2017 – Today, the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, & Transportation held an executive session where the Committee favorably reported a series of bills related to telecommunications policies and advanced the nominations of Mr. Wilbur Ross for Secretary of Commerce and Ms. Elaine Chao for Secretary of Transportation. Competitive Carriers Association (CCA) commends Chairman Jo ...

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CCA Statement on Small Business Exemption

“Commissioner Clyburn is exactly right – the FCC has failed to protect small businesses across the country from the enhanced transparency rules that officially went into effect today. The vast majority of CCA members are small providers that want to focus on serving their customers, rather than spending valuable time, resources and energy trying to comply with additional unnecessary requirements. I share Co ...

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Commissioner Clyburn’s #Solutions2020 Plan Presents a Competitive Agenda; Should Enhance Mobile Broadband Deployment

Washington, DC – January 11, 2017 – Today, in comments filed with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC or Commission), Competitive Carriers Association (CCA) commended Commissioner Mignon Clyburn’s efforts to develop the #Solutions2020 Call to Action Plan (Action Plan). CCA generally supports the Action Plan and encourages the FCC to adopt competitive policies that enhance the deployment of robust, af ...

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CCA Applauds Bipartisan Reintroduction of DIGIT Act

Washington, DC – January 9, 2017 – Today, Senators Deb Fischer (R-NE), Cory Booker (D-NJ), Cory Gardner (R-CO) and Brian Schatz (D-HI) reintroduced the Developing Innovation and Growing Internet of Things (DIGIT) Act, which directs the FCC to complete a report, in consultation with other relevant agencies, assessing spectrum needs required to support the Internet of Things (IoT). CCA commends the Senators f ...

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