Posts tagged with: USF

Small wireless carriers feel squeezed on multiple fronts

Leaders from some smaller wireless carriers expressed dissatisfaction and concern about several aspects of their business at this week’s CCA Annual Convention in Phoenix. They’re concerned that digital-divide money will all go toward fiber, that Universal Service Funds (USF) are drying...

Do something useful with spectrum auction proceeds – Lowenstein

The good news: the recently completed C-band auction was a tremendous success, raising some $80 billion — significantly above consensus estimates. The bad news: we’ll never really know what happens to that $80 billion, which is a particular shame during...

FCC ‘stuns’ RWA with immediate USF ban on Huawei

The Rural Wireless Association (RWA) said Tuesday that it was “stunned” by the FCC decision to immediately ban service providers from using Universal Service Fund (USF) dollars for Huawei telecom gear and wants enough time to submit waivers. In a...