July 17, 2019 – Sioux Falls, SD – The Wireless Internet Service Providers Association has elected Midco Fixed Wireless General Manager Dave Giles to its Board of Directors. WISPA is comprised of nearly 800 fixed wireless internet service providers (ISPs) and the industry that supports fixed wireless broadband.
"I’m looking forward to representing the fixed wireless members of WISPA," said Giles. "Coming from a mixed operator, I believe my role at Midco can provide unique perspective to WISPA. I’m also looking forward to helping the WISPA board through legislative and regulatory issues."
A long-time leader in the fixed wireless industry and winner of the WISPA President’s Award of Excellence, Giles will serve a three-year term ending in 2022. Todd Harpest and Daniel White were also elected to the Board of Directors.
"Dave, Todd and Daniel bring such immense experience and excitement to the table. I know they and our other Board Members will chart a smart and nimble course to meet the operational, technological and policy challenges the industry faces in the coming years," said Claude Aiken, WISPA President and CEO. "These guys know what it takes to get broadband out to rural America and will be a huge asset for the WISPA industry. I look forward to working with them in this new capacity."