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Rural Broadband Playbook
Industry Info, Position Papers, Voice of the Members

Rural Broadband Playbook

This document provides a high-level overview of the options for utility support of broadband internet service deployment to underserved customers. While electric utilities of all types are considering or making investments in their own private wired and wireless broadband communications infrastructure primarily.

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UBBA Letter to The FCC on 6 GHz Stay Petition (14DEC2021)
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UBBA Letter to The FCC on 6 GHz Stay Petition (14DEC2021)

UBBA filed this letter to the Secretary of the Federal Communications Commission on December 14, 2021, regarding support for EEI’s petition and Request for Stay on 6 GHz, as filed 12/7 in the FCC’s ET Docket No. 18-295; GN Docket No. 17-183.

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UBBA Policy & Advocacy Position Statement on 6 GHz Interference
Position Papers

UBBA Policy & Advocacy Position Statement on 6 GHz Interference

UBBA is opposed to efforts by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to expand spectrum for new technologies and consumer uses in such a way as to produce harmful interference with the critical operations...

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The Inherent Risks of Doing Nothing
Position Papers, Voice of the Members

The Inherent Risks of Doing Nothing

Today’s utilities are becoming more and more dependent on data, real-time data, to operate their networks safely and efficiently. Many utilities are currently evaluating the automation and modernization of their communications systems.

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UBBA Business Working Group Commercial Roaming Position Paper
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UBBA Business Working Group Commercial Roaming Position Paper

Utilities rely on their land mobile radios (LMR) and the communications infrastructure that connects them. When cellular carrier service becomes unavailable during or after a natural disaster, utilities need secure, ultra-reliable communications.

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