2012 Press Releases



NTCA Welcomes Announcement of Broadband Lifeline Pilot Program Winners, Applauds Telco Members for Continuing Commitment to Promote Broadband Availability and Adoption
NTCA Calls Upon FCC to Address Call Failure Issues Comprehensively and in Short Order
NTCA Board of Directors Appoints Kevin D. Beyer to Benefits Program Trust Committee
NTCA Applauds Creation of Technology Transitions Policy Task Force
Court Decision Upholding Mobile Data Roaming Rule a Victory for Rural Consumers
NTCA Applauds Senate Leadership to End Rural Call Completion Problems
NTCA Urges FCC to Promote and Sustain TDM-to-IP Transition, Calls for Carefully Balanced Regulatory Review
FCC Takes Positive Steps with Revisions to USF/ICC Waiver Process, Reporting Requirements
Survey By Rural Telecom Associations Finds Call Completion Problems Persist
Industry’s Wholesale Roaming Rates Reflect Price Gouging By National Operators
NTCA Statement on Re-election of President Obama and Congressional Leadership Changes
NTCA: Cuts to Universal Service and Intercarrier Compensation Threaten Rural Consumers and Violate Statutory Obligations
Rural Carriers Continue to Invest in Wireless Services Despite Concerns About Roaming, Competition
Foundation for Rural Service Recognizes Iowa Network Services and Star Telephone Membership Corp. with 2012 Community Development Awards
NTCA Responds to Landry Bill Addressing FCC’s Flawed USF Model
Conference Closes with Messages of Motivation
Conference Continues with Roundtables on Policy Changes and Marketing to Businesses
Fall Conference Brings Opportunities for Growth through Collaboration
NTCA's 2012 Fall Conference Kicks Off
Hall of Famer Cal Ripken Jr. Keynotes NTCA Fall Conference
NTCA Supports GOP Plank Embracing Public-Private Partnerships to Connect Rural America
Rural Telecom Leaders to President: Cuts to Universal Service Threatening Stimulus Efforts, Loan Repayment and Access to Capital, Undermining Administration’s Broadband Goals
NTCA: Long-Term Broadband Success Requires Recognition of Why Broadband Exists in the First Place and the Need to Upgrade Networks Over Time
NTCA Cites State Regulators’ Support for Suspension of USF Caps and Careful Consideration of Any Further Reforms in Letter to Congress
NTCA Urges Members of Congress to Oppose Cybersecurity Act
NTCA: Small Carriers Still Waiting for Connect America Fund
Rural Telecom Leaders Urge FCC to Suspend Untested USF Caps and Take Stock of Recent Reforms Before Racing Forward With Further Changes
NTCA Supports FCC Reform of Universal Service Fund Contributions
Rural Carriers Apply to Participate in FCC Broadband Adoption Pilot Program
NTCA Appeals to Court for Stay of Regression Analysis-Based Caps on Universal Service Support