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Sprint and T-Mobile Again Talking Merger
April 16, 2018
Sprint and T-Mobile Again Talking Merger

According to the Wall Street Journal, the "on again, off again" merger talk is back on between Sprint and T-Mobile. 

FCC Notice for Proposed Rule Making on EBS Is Coming
March 26, 2018
FCC Notice for Proposed Rule Making on EBS Is Coming

NEBSA 2018 conference attendees were provided timely updates on FCC developments related to EBS and potential future actions.  A number of regulatory issues were discussed and EBS specific information provided.

FCC Chairman Addresses 5G at Mobile World Congress
February 26, 2018
FCC Chairman Addresses 5G at Mobile World Congress

FCC Chairman Pai addresses the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona regarding the future of 5G. "The market, not government, is best positioned to drive innovation and investment in the wireless sector."

By Federal Communications Commissiion
Jaime Casap to Keynote 2018 Conference
January 19, 2018
Jaime Casap to Keynote 2018 Conference

Jaime Casap, Chief Educational Evangelist at Google will deliver the keynote address at the 2018 Annual NEBSA Conference.

FCC Chairman Proposes Broadband Funding
January 16, 2018
FCC Chairman Proposes Broadband Funding

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai shared with fellow commissioners an order to promote high speed broadband in rural areas. If adopted, the order could provide $500 million in additional funding for cooperatives and small rural carriers.

NEBSA 2018 Washington Update
NEBSA 2018 Washington Update

Join us for the 'Washington Update' at the 2018 NEBSA Annual Conference in San Antonio.  Early Bird registration is available through January 20th, 2017.

Sprint and T-Mobile Merger Plans Terminated
November 11, 2017
Sprint and T-Mobile Merger Plans Terminated

Sprint and T-Mobile have put to rest months of speculation that the two companies would merge.  Both companies confirmed the two wireless carriers have ended months of discussions to merge with no agreement. 

Sprint and T-Mobile Considering Merger
October 15, 2017
Sprint and T-Mobile Considering Merger

Given the pro deregulation stance of the current administration, Sprint and T-Mobile are again discussing merger possibilities.  The merger would create a group that could rival America's top two wireless carriers.

CSU Program Features NEBSA Conference Keynote Speaker
September 18, 2017
CSU Program Features NEBSA Conference Keynote Speaker

NEBSA Annual Conference attendees found the keynote speaker, Robert Tercek and his presentation on the ongoing impact of technology highly informative and thought provoking.  CSU has shared a follow-up video interview with NEBSA...

Schiffer-Simon Memorial
Schiffer-Simon Memorial

We are saddened to share the news of the passing of our friend and colleague, Phyllis Schiffer-Simon.  Phyllis passed away August 28th, 2017 after a long battle with lung cancer.  

FCC Issues Order on Wireless License Renewal
August 20, 2017
FCC Issues Order on Wireless License Renewal

In its August 3rd open meeting, the FCC adopted a decision in WT Docket No. 10-112, harmonizing the renewal requirements for various FCC-licensed wireless service licenses.

FCC Renewal Harmonization Proceeding
July 11, 2017
FCC Renewal Harmonization Proceeding

FCC Renewal Harmonization Proceeding was launched in 2010 with an FCC proposal to revise requirements for license renewal applications so that the same renewal standards would apply for all wireless services