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CCA Testifies Before House Small Business Subcommittee

Washington, DC – June 25, 2019 – Today, Tim Donovan, SVP of Legislative Affairs for Competitive Carriers Association (“CCA”), testified before the House Committee on Small Business Subcommittee on Contracting and Infrastructure (“Subcommittee”) in its hearing entitled, “Broadband Mapping: Small Carrier Perspectives on a Path Forward.”  CCA thanks Chairman Jared Golden (D-ME), Ranking Member Stauber (R-MN) a ...

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CCA Commends Bipartisan Introduction of the Broadband DATA Act

Washington, DC – June 13, 2019 – Yesterday, Senators Roger Wicker (R-MS), Gary Peters (D-MI), John Thune (R-SD) and Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) introduced the Broadband Deployment Accuracy and Technological Availability Act (“Broadband DATA Act”), which would require the Federal Communications Commission to issue rules regarding data collection with respect to broadband service availability.  Competitive Carriers ...

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CCA Testifies Before Senate Commerce Committee; Reliable Data is Necessary to Close the Digital Divide

Washington, DC – April 10, 2019 – Today, the United States Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation (“Committee”) held a hearing entitled, “Broadband Mapping: Challenges and Solutions.” Tim Donovan, SVP of Legislative Affairs for Competitive Carriers Association (“CCA”), testified before the Committee and urged the Committee to base policy decisions to close the digital divide on reliable m ...

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CCA Partners with Award Solutions to Produce 5G Certification Program

Denver, CO – April 9, 2019 – Today, Competitive Carriers Association (“CCA”) announced a strategic partnership with Award Solutions to bring a 5G Certification Program to the competitive carrier ecosystem. Now available, the Foundations in 5G Certification Program will help build 5G skills and knowledge leveraging Award Solutions’ newest blended learning platform. ...

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USDA Should Support Commercial Use of Spectrum and Mobile Broadband Network Deployment

Washington, DC – April 4, 2019 – Earlier this week, Competitive Carriers Association (“CCA”) filed comments with the United States Department of Agriculture (“USDA”) on ways to improve technology availability in rural areas.  CCA encouraged the USDA to facilitate more ubiquitous broadband deployment in rural America by supporting commercial use of spectrum, providing funds for broadband networks deployment, ...

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CCA Testifies Before House Small Business Committee

Washington, DC – March 6, 2019 – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Small Business (“Committee”) held a hearing entitled, “Rebuilding America: Small Business Perspective,” focusing on current infrastructure needs and how small businesses can benefit.  Competitive Carriers Association (“CCA”) thanks Chairwoman Nydia Velazquez (D-NY), Ranking Member Steve Chabot (R-OH) and the entire Commit ...

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CCA Applauds Release of the American Broadband Initiative Milestones Report

Washington, DC – February 13, 2019 – Today, the Administration announced the American Broadband Initiative and released its “American Broadband Initiative Milestones Report,” (“Report”) outlining ways that the Federal Government can increase broadband access and spur private sector investment in broadband.  Competitive Carriers Association (“CCA”) commends the Administration for releasing the Report, especi ...

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CCA Testifies Before Senate Commerce Committee

Washington, DC – February 6, 2019 – Today, the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation (“Committee”) held a hearing entitled, “Winning the Race to 5G and the Next Era of Technology Innovation in the United States.”  Steven K. Berry, President & CEO of Competitive Carriers Association (“CCA”) testified before the Committee along with Brad Gillen, EVP of CTIA; Shailen Bhatt, President & CEO ...

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CCA Congratulates Senator Wicker as New Chairman of the Commerce Committee

Washington, DC – January 9, 2019 – Today, Senator Roger Wicker (R-MS) was elected to serve as the new Chairman of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.  Competitive Carriers Association (“CCA”) congratulates Senator Wicker and looks forward to continued work with the Chairman and the entire Committee on issues most important to competitive carriers. ...

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CCA Applauds Starks, Carr Confirmations to New FCC Terms

Washington, DC – January 3, 2019 – Late yesterday, the Senate confirmed Brendan Carr and Geoffrey Starks to new terms as Commissioners of the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC” or “Commission”) by unanimous voice vote.  Competitive Carriers Association (“CCA”) commends the Senate for confirming both nominees, and congratulates Commissioners Carr and Starks. ...

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