The road to delivering 4G LTE mobility in rural America is not without its challenges. The Small Market Alliance for Rural Transformation (SMART) program has been carefully crafted to meet those challenges and to bring the promise of 4G LTE mobile broadband to rural America. It’s a shared network alliance between NetAmerica and Sprint to bring scale, spectrum resources, national reach and leading LTE technology to our Members, giving them the opportunity to viably build and operate 4G LTE networks in their rural communities.
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Consumers' mobile broadband expectations are rising as “Always-On” connectivity becomes the norm. When apps don't work or mobile broadband networks don't perform flawlessly, consumers are quick to blame service providers, according to Vasona Networks' annual survey of smartphone owners.
NetAmerica CEO & Chairman Roger Hutton provides update on the state of the industry and the Alliance.
Roger Hutton is the Chairman and CEO of NetAmerica Alliance, where he leads the management team and is responsible for strategic oversight of the company to ensure the success of NetAmerica Members. Roger has over 40 years of experience in the telecom industry having served senior executive roles in a number of organizations. He was recently elected to the Oklahoma Telephone Association Hall of Fame.
"The history of the world is dotted with only a handful of transformational moments. We happen to be living through one of them right now. We are building history's fourth great network-driven transformation...the result of inexorable increase in computing power expressed in Moore's Law and the unprecedented connectivity of wireless communications. Together, they create the most powerful and pervasive platform on the planet...government initiatives [have] always led the path to new communications...now is the time to continue that leadership legacy." – FCC Commissioner, Tom Wheeler.