NYSWA News Archives

US Ignite Selects Westchester County Association to Lead Community Broadband Pilot in Yonkers as Part of Project Overcome

Originally published by the Westchester County Association An Innovative Internet Access Project In Yonkers, New York’s 4th Largest City, With A High-Level, Urgent Need For Low Income Residents White Plains, NY – [March 30, 2021] –  The Westchester County Association (WCA) is one of seven lead organizations to have been selected by US Ignite, a national … Read more

Telecom Industry Unites Behind Call for Broadband Workforce Development to White House, Congress

Originally published by the Wireless Infrastructure Association ARLINGTON, Va. – A coalition of ten leading organizations representing a broad cross-section of the telecommunications industry today sent a joint letter to the White House and Congress urging support for broadband-related job skills development as part of any infrastructure legislation. The associations included the Competitive Carriers Association (CCA), … Read more

FCC News | FCC Streamlines Rules for Wireless Infrastructure Modifications to Facilitate 5G Deployment

WASHINGTON, October 27, 2020 – Federal Communications Commission today took action to reduce regulatory barriers to 5G deployment by further streamlining the state and local government review process for modifications to existing wireless infrastructure that involve excavation and deployment beyond existing site boundaries. In the Report and Order adopted today, the Commission revised its rules … Read more

NYSWA Scholarship for SUNY Impact Foundation – Scholarship Winners

Congratulations to our SUNY Impact Scholarship winners! John Crounse John Crouse is a graduate of Union Endicott High, located in Central New York. He is currently enrolled at Finger Lakes Community College, majoring in Networking and Cyber Security. Although the workload is tough, he finds it very rewarding and looks forward to overcoming any challenges. … Read more