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Policymakers Should Conduct Thorough Review of National Security Threats Before Implementing Final Solutions

Washington, DC – May 16, 2018 – Today, the Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology (“Subcommittee”) held a hearing entitled, “Telecommunications, Global Competitiveness, and National Security.” Competitive Carriers Association (“CCA”) thanks Chairman Marsha Blackburn (R-TN), Ranking Member Michael Doyle (D-PA) and Members of the Subcommittee for holding the hearing foc ...

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CCA Emphasizes Unique Challenges of Competitive Carriers and the Importance of Partnerships at FCC WEA Roundtable

Washington, DC – May 15, 2018 – Today, Competitive Carriers Association (“CCA”) participated in a Federal Communications Commission (“FCC” or “Commission”) roundtable discussion on emergency alerting and the FCC’s Wireless Emergency Alerts (“WEA”) program entitled, “Effective Coordination and Partnerships.” Courtney Neville, Associate General Counsel of CCA, participated on the roundtable and emphasized the ...

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BEC Technologies Announces its support of 600 MHz LTE Band 71

May 15th, 2018– Houston, TX – BEC Technologies Inc., a leading developer and, manufacturer of 4G/LTE wireless broadband networking solutions, announced today at the 2018 ENTELEC Conference & Expo a portfolio of device solutions supporting 600 MHz low-frequency band (LTE Band 71). For those mobile operators holding 600 MHz licenses, this spectrum brings greater capacity to their networks, in addition to enha ...

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South Dakota CLEC Converts IPTV Middleware

Mitchell, SD – Citing a desire to be more than just a broadband pipe, Mitchell Telecom General Manager Scott Peper says the conversion to the Innovative Systems IPTV Middleware is part of the holistic picture that they want to represent for the next 5-10 years. With new ownership, Mitchell Telecom has rebranded themselves with a new logo, new website and an increased infrastructure investment for the commun ...

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Federos Transforms Service Management with Event Analytics and Machine Learning

FRISCO, Texas — May 14, 2018 — Federos, the leading provider of next-generation, service management solutions for telecommunications service providers, managed service providers and enterprises, announced today the availability of an integrated module for its Assure1™ solution that provides sophisticated event analytics and machine learning to help customers quickly and accurately pinpoint, analyze and reso ...

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CCA Urges the FCC to Auction All Available Millimeter Wave Spectrum Bands as Quickly as Possible

Washington, DC – May 9, 2018 – Today, Competitive Carriers Association (“CCA”) filed comments with the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC” or “Commission”) regarding bidding procedures for auctioning 28 GHz and 24 GHz millimeter wave (“mmW”) spectrum. Specifically, CCA encouraged the FCC to auction all available mmW spectrum bands as expeditiously as possible, modify bidding procedures to enhance parti ...

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iconectiv Announces Cutover of Three Regional NPAC Systems

Bridgewater, N.J. – May 7, 2018 – iconectiv, the next Local Number Portability Administrator (LNPA) for the United States, today announced the successful transition of the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic and Midwest Number Portability Administration Center (NPAC) Regions on May 6, 2018. This was the second regional cutover of NPAC data and services for Service Providers, Service Bureaus and Providers of Telecom-Rel ...

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FCC Should Make Minor Modifications to MF II Challenge Process

Washington, DC – May 7, 2018 – Today, Competitive Carriers Association (“CCA”) filed a Reply with the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC” or “Commission”) in response to the Rural Wireless Association’s Application for Review of the FCC’s Mobility Fund II (“MF II”) Challenge Process Public Notice. CCA agrees that the Rural Broadband Auctions Task Force, the Wireless Telecommunications Bureau, and the W ...

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CCA Commends House for Passing H.R. 4; Improving Tower Siting Processes Protects Consumers and Aviators Alike

Washington, DC – April 27, 2018 – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 4, the Federal Aviation Administration (“FAA”) Reauthorization Act of 2018, which includes language regarding the marking and lighting of telecommunications towers. Specifically, the legislation requires that towers 50 -200 feet high be either marked in accordance with FAA guidelines or be included in a federal database c ...

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Patrick Riordan Transitions to Chief Strategic Officer, Mark Naze Announced as CEO of Nsight

Green Bay, WI (April 24, 2018) - Nsight’s board of directors has approved a plan that activates leadership succession at Nsight, appointing Patrick Riordan to continue as the chairman of the board, president and as chief strategy officer (CSO) of the company. As Riordan steps aside from his role as CEO, Nsight’s chief financial officer, Mark Naze, will succeed Riordan as the new CEO, effective July 1. ...

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