WTA Comments on Forest Service Proposed Fees

Today, WTA filed comments with the U.S. Forest Service in response to its Proposed Rule and request for public comment on its new proposed fees for communications use permits for Forest Service land. WTA noted that some of its member … Continue reading “WTA Comments on Forest Service Proposed Fees”

WTA Files Comments on the Future of USF

Today, WTA submitted comments in response to the FCC’s Notice of Inquiry in the “Future of USF” proceeding.

WTA states that it is committed to ensuring that USF remains stable, predictable and sufficient for years to come, and stressed that … Continue reading “WTA Files Comments on the Future of USF”

American Connection Project Seeks Engagement, Transparency and Accountability in NTIA Broadband Programs

On February 3, the American Connect Project, an initiative of which WTA is a participant, sent a letter to NTIA regarding the implementation of its recently-created broadband programs.  The letter emphasized the importance of communication, engagement, transparency, and accountability between … Continue reading “American Connection Project Seeks Engagement, Transparency and Accountability in NTIA Broadband Programs”

WTA Files Comments on NTIA’s BEAD and MMBI Program

Today, WTA responded to NTIA’s Notice and Request for Comment on implementation of the Broadband Equity, Access and Deployment (BEAD) Program and Middle Mile Broadband Infrastructure (MMBI) Program.

In order to take advantage of this historic opportunity, WTA challenged NTIA … Continue reading “WTA Files Comments on NTIA’s BEAD and MMBI Program”

WTA Congratulates Alan Davidson on Senate Approval

WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 11, 2022) – WTA – Advocates for Rural Broadband congratulates Alan Davidson, President Biden’s nominee to be the Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information at the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), on his Senate confirmation today.

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WTA Joins Industry and Public Interest Organizations in Asking for Extension of Time in Future of USF Proceeding

On December 20, WTA joined with other industry organizations and public interest groups in asking the FCC for a 30-day extension of the comment deadline and a 45-day extension of the reply comment deadline in the Future of USF proceeding.  … Continue reading “WTA Joins Industry and Public Interest Organizations in Asking for Extension of Time in Future of USF Proceeding”

WTA Supports Introduction of Legislation to Require FCC to Address USF Contributions Modernization

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Dec. 22, 2021) – WTA – Advocates for Rural Broadband supports bipartisan legislation, H.R. 6314, introduced by Representative Joe Neguse (D-CO) and five of his colleagues in the House of Representatives that requires the FCC to complete a … Continue reading “WTA Supports Introduction of Legislation to Require FCC to Address USF Contributions Modernization”