FCC Commissioner, Members of Congress to Speak at NTCA Telecom Executive Policy Summit

Arlington, Va. (November 12, 2015)—More than 150 members of NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association will gather in Washington, D.C., next week to participate in the association’s Telecom Executive Policy Summit, during which several industry leaders will address conference participants. 

FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai will serve as the event’s keynote speaker and will share ideas and provide an outlook on the agency’s priorities in the coming year. The event will also feature speeches from Sen. Cory Gardner (R–Colo.) and Rep. John Shimkus (R–Ill.). 

The event will be held at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill, 400 New Jersey Ave., NW, and members of the press are invited to attend. 

Some event highlights are as follows: 

Monday, November 16

9:30 a.m. Ajit Pai, FCC Commissioner

10:45 a.m. Regulatory Issues Panel featuring FCC Legal Advisers

11:30 a.m. Cybersecurity Panel featuring FCC Staff 

Tuesday, November 17
8:00 a.m. Congressional Address from Sen. Cory Gardner (R–Colo.) and Rep. John Shimkus (R–Ill.) 

The full event agenda is available online. 

Members of the press wishing to attend must RSVP to NTCA Communications Manager Hillary Crowder at 703-351-2086 or hcrowder@ntca.org by Friday, November 13.


NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association is the premier association representing nearly 900 independent, community-based telecommunications companies that are leading innovation in rural and small-town America. NTCA advocates on behalf of its members in the legislative and regulatory arenas, and it provides training and development; publications and industry events; and an array of employee benefit programs. In an era of exploding technology, deregulation and marketplace competition, NTCA’s members are leading the IP evolution for rural consumers, delivering technologies that make rural communities vibrant places in which to live and do business. Because of their efforts, rural America is fertile ground for innovation in economic development and commerce, education, health care, government services, security and smart energy use. Visit us at www.ntca.org.