NTCA Lauds Senate Confirmation of Adelstein

November 22, 2004, Arlington, Va. - The National Telecommunications Cooperative Association (NTCA) is elated that the U.S. Senate has confirmed Commissioner Jonathan Adelstein for another term at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), which will expire on June 30, 2008.

"NTCA and its members are thrilled that Adelstein’s renomination is finally a Contact Caitlin Colligan at 703-351-2086done deal.  Commissioner Adelstein truly understands the needs of rural Americans and his voice is crucial to the decisions that will come before the FCC over the next few years," said Michael E. Brunner, chief executive officer of NTCA.

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NTCA is the premier association representing nearly 600 locally owned and controlled telecommunications cooperatives and commercial companies throughout rural and small-town America. NTCA provides its members with legislative, regulatory and industry representation; meetings; publications and educational programs; and an array of employee benefit programs. Visit us at http://www.ntca.org.