NYSWA News Archives

NYSWA Members Call Upon NYS PSC to Reduce Barriers to Deployment

In an October 23rd filing to the New York State Public Service Commission, NYSWA reinforced the contributions of the wireless industry and urged the PSC to “streamline and reduce barriers to the deployment of wireless infrastructure”. The filing was prepared by Board President, Christopher Fisher of Cuddy& Feder and David Bronston, Board Secretary of Phillips Lytle … Read more

Industry Voices Well Received by Albany Legislators

On May 27th, a delegation of NYSWA Officers and Board Members met with elected leaders of the State Senate, Assembly and the Governor’s Staff in Albany.  NYSWA spent the day with wireless carrier government affairs professionals and shared the industry’s message – that the wireless sector’s economic contributions and favorable state regulatory environments are critical … Read more

NYSWA Member Company AT&T Sponsors Poll on Cell Phone Use in NY State

NYSWA is proud to announce the results of of a Siena Research Institute poll sponsored by member company AT&T. Siena Research Institute Poll: Cell Phones Used by 90 Percent of New Yorkers; Smartphones Used by Nearly Two-Thirds   Landlines No Longer Found in 21 Percent of NY Homes   Three-Quarters of NYers Text; Majority Use … Read more

PCIA Applauds Joint Release of Materials to Aid Deployment Across America

The head of PCIA – The Wireless Infrastructure Association, Jonathan Adelstein, applauded the release of a model ordinance chapter and application checklist prepared by a consortium of organizations in response to a direct request from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). “This is a big step toward improving the siting of wireless broadband facilities that America needs to deliver the … Read more

Wireless Carriers Move to New Technology – for Voice

The Wall Street Journal reports that “U.S. wireless carriers are working on a new way to deliver voice calls to make their networks more efficient. While carriers have spent tens of billions of dollars developing and marketing their data networks, wireless voice calls still use technology rolled out more than 10 years ago.” Click here … Read more