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FCC Should Standardize the Digital Opportunity Data Collection to Produce More Reliable Coverage Maps

Washington, DC – September 23, 2019 – Today, in comments filed with the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC” or “Commission,”) Competitive Carriers Association (“CCA”) encouraged the FCC to apply a set of factors to the Digital Opportunity Data Collection (“DODC”) that will standardize the data collected, result in a better understanding of wireless carriers’ broadband coverage, and produce more reliabl ...

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Mavenir’s Virtualized Radio Access Network (vRAN) Awarded ‘Best RAN Technology’ at 5G Asia for Second Year in a Row

SINGAPORE and RICHARDSON, TX, September 16, 2019: – Mavenir, a leader in accelerating software network transformation and redefining mobile network economics for communications service providers (CSPs), was awarded ‘Best RAN Technology’ winner for its innovative virtualized RAN (vRAN) solution for a second year in a row. Mavenir’s vRAN technology with open interfaces on open radio hardware provides the flex ...

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West Central Wireless Advances Network and Utilizes Telsasoft

Telsasoft is pleased to announce that West Central Wireless (WCW) is using Telsasoft's alarm and KPI reporting features for its new Nokia IMS core and AirScale radio access network. Wireless carriers like WCW are upgrading their networks to meet current and future needs as 5G, cloud and IoT become common place. Delivering high-quality connectivity and coverage for customers requires carriers to evolve their ...

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TNS Survey: Americans Now Receive 200 Million Unwanted Robocalls per Day

Reston, VA, Sept. 12, 2019 - While the top six U.S. carriers (AT&T, CenturyLink, Comcast, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon) account for 70% of total call volume, only 12% of high risk (scam/fraud) robocalls originate from numbers owned by these Tier-1 carriers – according to the 2019 First Half Robocall Investigation Report released today by Transaction Network Services (TNS). The data suggest that while top ca ...

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Fortegra and Union Wireless Partner to Launch “Bring Your Own Device” Initiative

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (September 11, 2019) – Fortegra Financial Corporation (“Fortegra”), a leading international specialty insurer and subsidiary of Tiptree Inc. (“Tiptree”), today announces a partnership with Wyoming-based Union Wireless to launch a “Bring Your Own Device” (BYOD) initiative. Fortegra will support Union’s existing BYOD offering, providing protection for used customer devices. ...

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Better Broadband Data Maps Will Help Bring Critical Mobile Broadband to Unserved and Underserved Areas

Washington, DC – September 11, 2019 – Today, the House of Representatives Committee on Energy & Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology (“Subcommittee”) held a hearing entitled, “Legislating to Connect America: Improving the Nation’s Broadband Maps.”  Competitive Carriers Association (“CCA”) thanks Chairman Michael Doyle (D-PA), Ranking Member Robert Latta (R-OH) and Members of the Subcommitt ...

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Nex-Tech Wireless Signs Deal With Ericsson to Launch Voice Over LTE and Enable 5G Capabilities

PLANO, Texas, Sept. 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Nex-Tech Wireless, a Kansas-based wireless carrier, has signed a deal with Ericsson (ERIC) to modernize its network including the ability to service specific markets with 5G capabilities. To assist in modernizing its network, Ericsson will provide Nex-Tech Wireless with its Fast VoLTE Launch solution, a full-stack industrialized and validated virtual IMS (IP Mult ...

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U.S. Cellular Brings Fairness To Wireless

CHICAGO, Sept. 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Beginning today, U.S. Cellular is launching a new idea in wireless – but one that has been at the brand's core since the company's beginning in 1983: fairness. The company is breathing new life into its values and strengths that include superior customer service, transparency with its customers, an award-winning network1 experience and investing in its local communitie ...

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CCA Commends Introduction of Bipartisan House Broadband Mapping Bills

Washington, DC – September 6, 2019 – Today, Representatives Dave Loebsack (D-IA), Bob Latta (R-OH), Donald McEachin (D-VA) and Billy Long (R-MO) introduced broadband data mapping bills to improve the granularity and accuracy of current federal broadband data maps. H.R. 4429, The Broadband Deployment Accuracy and Technological Availability Act (“Broadband DATA Act,”), introduced by Representatives Loebsack a ...

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