Mission, Vision and Goals
CCA is committed to being the premier advocacy organization for competitive wireless carriers and stakeholders. CCA will use advocacy leadership, education, and networking opportunities to help competitive carriers grow and thrive in the wireless industry.
CCA will be the leading organization for competitive wireless carriers and stakeholders, joining together to improve the lives of Americans through delivery of wireless communications.
Represent the interests of member companies before public and private entities involved in the formulation and or enforcement of wireless service policy.
- Monitor the activities of Congress and make direct contact with members of Congress and their staffs on legislation impacting member companies.
- Monitor the activities of the FCC and make direct contact with Commissioners and staff on rules and regulations impacting member companies.
- Monitor the Courts and respond accordingly on decisions impacting member companies.
- Monitor and respond to other government entities as it relates to rural wireless service policy decisions.
Provide an environment wherein member companies can share and benefit from common efforts, experiences and expertise.
- Create and participate in joint efforts to influence legislation and regulation.
- Provide informal networking opportunities for members in and around CCA meetings.
- Establish opportunities for formal dialogue through the CCA web site, newsletters, and requests for member information.
- Provide programming that includes member experiences as part of all CCA seminars.
- Maintain active member list and make available to CCA members when requested.
- Develop and maintain dialogue with industry affinity groups on issues, meetings and other industry information.
Provide and coordinate opportunities for member companies to receive pertinent and helpful knowledge and learning relative to the various aspects of providing wireless services in the rural marketplace.
- Conduct an annual seminar built around educational presentations in the fields of wireless service marketing, customer service, business planning, tax planning, accounting and the state of the industry.
- Conduct an annual seminar built around educational presentations in the fields of wireless technology, engineering and network planning.
- Hold an annual meeting of all members focusing on opportunities for member companies to keep apprised of the latest public policy issues, wireless market and business issues and the latest industry technology and products available to them, as well as a place for product and service providers to share with members the latest innovations in technology and support services.
Serve as a source of information, material and data as to the important place rural wireless communications service providers occupy in the marketplace.
- Maintain active information exchange between members through utilization of member notices, newsletters, website or other means.
- Develop annual informational handbook and make available to all CCA members.
- Develop and distribute to appropriate audiences information on CCA, its history, purpose and membership.
- Develop and maintain active web site for CCA members and the general public and share pertinent information as to the who, what, when, where and why of CCA.