July 29, 2010 - Bloomfield Named to "Top 10 Women in Wireline"

Arlington, Va., (July 29, 2010) - NTCA CEO Shirley Bloomfield was honored this week as one of Fierce Telecom’s “2010 Top 10 Women in Wireline.”   According to Fierce Telecom Editor Sean Buckley, the leaders are being recognized for “their accomplishments inside and outside of their companies, knowledge, innovative spirit, and the influence they have on the overall wireline industry segment.”

View the Fierce Telecom “Top 10 Women in Wireline” profile online.

Last week, Fierce Telecom profiled Bloomfield and her vision for how NTCA will continue to help rural telecom providers best serve the consumers and communities throughout rural America.  In addition, Connected Planet recently featured Bloomfield in an article about the challenges ahead for rural providers, and the importance of universal service in enabling continued broadband deployment in rural America. 

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