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For Immediate Release
Contact:Laura Withers, 703-351-2087, lwithers@ntca.org

Arlington, Va. (December 15, 2017)—NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association today announced that it has entered into a partnership with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and National Institute for Hometown Security (NIHS) to provide operators of small, rural telecommunications networks with robust educational programming and insights into industry best practices to aid their development of more comprehensive cybersecurity risk-management programs.

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For Immediate Release
Contact: Kelly Wismer, 703-351-2015, kwismer@ntca.org   

Arlington, Va. (December 14, 2017)—NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association today issued the following statement from Chief Executive Officer Shirley Bloomfield regarding today’s FCC vote with respect to net neutrality rules: 

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For Immediate Release
Contact: Kelly Wismer, 703-351-2015, kwismer@ntca.org

Arlington, Va. (December 1, 2017) –The Foundation for Rural Service (FRS) today named the recipients of its 2017 grants in support of advancing quality of life and enabling economic development in rural America. The winning projects will help rural communities overcome challenges related to access to technology, improving educational offerings, combating opioid addiction and providing telemedicine and first response emergency services to rural areas. All of the projects are endorsed by rural broadband companies that are members of NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association.

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