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CCA Members Remain Committed to Meeting Hearing Aid Compatibility Requirements

Washington, DC – November 15, 2018 – Today, during its November Open Meeting, the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC” or “Commission”) adopted a Report and Order (“Order”) that updates Hearing Aid Compatibility (“HAC”) reporting requirements.  Competitive Carriers Association (“CCA”) thanks the Commission for its work on HAC issues, as CCA members remain committed to ensuring that all consumers, includ ...

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CCA and BuyBack Booth Partner to Provide Handset Trade-In Program to CCA Members and Consumers

Washington, DC – November 13, 2018 – Competitive Carriers Association (“CCA”) and BuyBack Booth today announced a strategic partnership to provide cellular handset trade-in programs in retail stores of CCA members.  BuyBack Booth’s program includes the use of a proprietary on-phone diagnostic application and a point-of-purchase machine, which will help eliminate the various operational obstacles and financi ...

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CCA Urges FCC to Make Additional Mid-Band Spectrum Available for Flexible Use

Washington, DC – October 29, 2018 – Today, in comments filed with the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC” or “Commission”), Competitive Carriers Association (“CCA”) encouraged the Commission to make more mid-band spectrum in the 3.7-4.2 GHz band available for flexible use, while appropriately protecting incumbent users, particularly those providing critical services to remote areas of the United States ...

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CCA Applauds Administration’s Creation of a National Spectrum Strategy

Today, the White House released a Presidential Memorandum directing the Department of Commerce to develop a national spectrum strategy and to produce several reports on spectrum related issues.  Competitive Carriers Association (“CCA”) applauds the Administration for its focus on spectrum policy, as access to additional valuable spectrum resources will help foster economic growth and spur innovation, especi ...

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IoT America Named CCA’s Startup Pitch Competition Winner

Washington, DC – October 24, 2018 – Today, Competitive Carriers Association (“CCA”) announced Internet of Things America LLC as the winner of its startup pitch competition, which took place at CCA’s 2018 Annual Convention (“Convention”) in Orlando, FL.  Eight innovative companies presented their products and services to competitive carrier executives, technology leaders, and attendees, and IoT America was s ...

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CCA Applauds FCC’s Adoption of New Geographic Licensing Rules for 3.5 GHz Spectrum

Washington, DC – October 23, 2019 – Today, during its Open Meeting, the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC” or “Commission”) adopted a Report and Order (“Order”) revising existing rules governing Citizens Band Radio Services (“CBRS”), or 3.5 GHz spectrum, including to license Priority Access Licenses (“PALs”) at the county level.  Competitive Carriers Association (“CCA”) thanks Commissioner Michael O’R ...

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New Economic Study Illustrates Positive Economic Impact and Job Growth Potential of AIRWAVES Act

Washington, DC – October 17, 2018 – Today, Competitive Carriers Association (“CCA”) released a new study on the positive economic impact the Advancing Innovation and Reinvigorating Widespread Access to Viable Electromagnetic Spectrum Act (“AIRWAVES Act”) will have on the United States, and particularly for rural America.  The study was prepared by telecommunications expert Raul Katz, Director of Business St ...

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CCA Reiterates Support for the FCC’s Proposed Geographic Area Licensing Rules for 3.5 GHz Spectrum

Washington, DC – October 16, 2018 – Today, in an ex parte filed with the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC” or “Commission”), Competitive Carriers Association (“CCA”) reiterated its support for the FCC’s draft Report and Order (“draft Order”) seeking to revise existing rules governing Citizens Band Radio Services (“CBRS”), specifically by proposing to license Priority Access Licenses (“PALs”) at the c ...

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Rural and Regional Carriers Support FCC’s Proposed Geographic Area Licensing Rules for Valuable 3.5 GHz Spectrum

Washington, DC – October 12, 2018 – Today, in a letter to the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC” or “Commission”) twenty rural and regional carrier CEOs and senior-ranking officials, along with Competitive Carriers Association (“CCA”) President & CEO Steven K. Berry, supported the FCC’s proposed draft Report and Order (“draft Order”) to revise existing rules governing Citizens Band Radio Services (“CB ...

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CCA Announces New Board Members

Washington, DC – October 9, 2018 – Last week, Competitive Carriers Association (“CCA” or “Association”) held its Annual Convention in Orlando, Florida.  On Tuesday, October 2, members met and elected members of the 2018/2019 the Board of Directors. ...

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