The Competitive Carriers Association is pressing the FCC to take several steps to clear the way for next-generation broadband deployment. Those include reducing siting delays; tying siting fees to actual review and maintenance costs and educating state and local governments about the benefits of next-gen wireless service.
“Competitive carriers play a critical
role in ensuring consumers, especially those in rural areas, have
access to high-speed mobile broadband services, and depend on sound
infrastructure policy to achieve this important goal,” said CCA
President/CEO Steven Berry in comments filed with the FCC on a Mobilitie
petition to streamline small cell deployment. Continue Reading