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Jul 24 2014

Crowdsourcing Rural Infrastructure?

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Myself, and a few of our NTCA team, attended the White House Rural Opportunity Investment Conference held in Washington, D.C., today. The day kicked off with the announcement by the White House Rural Council of the creation of the new U.S. Rural Infrastructure Opportunity Fund, through which private entities can invest in job-creating rural infrastructure projects …

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Jul 23 2014

Return From the West

I am at the baggage claim at Dulles Airport, marveling at how I can fly across the country in a little silver tube, but the airport authority seems unable to get the bags from that silver tube to the terminal. Sigh! However, the NTCA Regional Meeting in Denver followed by the Colorado Telephone Association meeting were both …

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Jul 21 2014

NTCA Weighs In on Net Neutrality

There is no third rail on telecom policy quite like net neutrality. All a pundit needs to do is throw the term out in a policy conversation, and the topic is immediately hijacked. The best part is the concept of net neutrality is like the elephant and the four blind men—everyone sees what they want to …

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Jul 17 2014

Smartphones Don’t Always Equal Smart Work

Sitting in Dulles Airport this morning (I’m heading out early to our next regional meeting, kicking off in Denver this weekend, and taking the wonderful geographic coincidence to “play” spouse for my husband, who is attending a legal conference in Vail—sweet!), it really made me ponder the new distracted worker syndrome that has sprung up …

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