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CCA Congratulates FCC Commissioner Carr on Renomination

Washington, DC – January 9, 2018 – Yesterday, President Trump renominated Commissioner Brendan Carr for a five-year term at the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”). Competitive Carriers Association (“CCA”) applauds the decision to renominate Commissioner Carr and fully supports his confirmation. ...

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CCA Applauds Administration’s Rural Prosperity Task Force Work; Reducing Barriers to Infrastructure Deployment Will Benefit Rural America and Beyond

Washington, DC – January 8, 2018 – Today, the United States Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue presented the Agriculture and Rural Prosperity Task Force (“Task Force”) Report, entitled the “Report to the President of the United States from the Task Force on Agriculture and Rural Prosperity” (“Report”) to the President. The report identifies over 100 recommendations for the federal government t ...

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FCC Should Explore Practical Solutions to Achieve True Nationwide Number Portability

Washington, DC – December 27, 2017 – Today, in comments filed with the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC” or “Commission”), CCA identified near- and long-term solutions the FCC should explore to achieve nationwide number portability. CCA commends the Commission for its work to ensure consumers can transfer their telephone numbers to the carrier that best meets their needs and desires and encouraged th ...

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Proposed Sinclair, Tribune Acquisition Will Harm Competition and Consumers and Should be Denied

Washington, DC – December 20, 2017 – Today, in an ex parte filed with the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC” or “Commission”), Competitive Carriers Association (“CCA”) reiterated its request that the FCC deny the proposed transaction between Sinclair Broadcast Group (“Sinclair”) and Tribune Media Company (“Tribune”). If approved, the transaction would harm the public interest, delay the post-incentive ...

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CCA Commends FCC for Adopting Twilight Towers Public Notice

Washington, DC – December 14, 2017 – Today, during its December Open Meeting, the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC” or “Commission”) adopted a Public Notice seeking comment on a draft Program Comment regarding “Twilight Towers,” which would create a new exclusion from routine historic preservation review requirements under Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act and associated regulatio ...

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FCC Must Avoid Imposing Additional Burdens on Competitive Carriers in the MF II Data Collection Process

Washington, DC – December 12, 2017 – Today, in comments filed with the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC” or “Commission”), Competitive Carriers Association (“CCA”) encouraged the Commission to review and revise its initial burden assessments for the Mobility Fund II (“MF II”) Data Collection process. CCA supports FCC Chairman Pai’s goal of ensuring rural areas have access to mobile broadband services ...

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FCC Should Avoid Burdensome Requirements in the Mobility Fund II Challenge Process

Washington, DC – November 29, 2017 – Today, in reply comments filed with the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC” or “Commission”), Competitive Carriers Association (“CCA”) encouraged the Commission to be mindful of the burdens placed on challenging parties, particularly rural and regional providers, in the Mobility Fund II (“MF II”) challenge process. CCA supports the FCC’s goals to bring high-speed mo ...

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FCC Should Eliminate Burdensome HAC Reporting Requirements

Washington, DC – November 13, 2017 – Today, in joint comments filed with the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC” or “Commission”), Competitive Carriers Association (“CCA”) and CTIA encouraged the Commission to eliminate burdensome wireless hearing aid compatibility (“HAC”) reporting requirements for service providers. Consumers using hearing aid devices have multiple resources to choose among the milli ...

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