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Oct 30 2014

Finding Points in Common

Mike Romano and I had the chance to catch up today with Chip Pickering, head of Comptel, and Angie Kronenberg, Comptel’s senior policy adviser, to compare notes on a number of key topics, including net neutrality, interconnection and next steps on USF reform. Chip and Angie have a deep and rich history in the communications …

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Oct 28 2014

Telling the Smart Rural Community Story to the White House

2014 SRC White House Summit 575

What an amazing opportunity we had today to share with the White House the story of NTCA members’ Smart Rural Communities.  We were honored to have been invited by the White House Rural Council to celebrate the Smart Rural Community (SRC) initiative that we kicked off in 2012 and to have the opportunity to share that moment …

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Oct 27 2014

FCC and FTC Commissioners and Industry Leaders Join NTCA at TEPS

NTCA kicked off our inaugural Telecom Executive Policy Summit (TEPS; we only name meetings that can have snazzy acronyms!) here in Washington, D.C., today. What a day it was! We had well over 100 of our most active member executives from across the country in attendance (and a shoutout to Alaska telcos who compromised 8% …

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Oct 26 2014

A Whole Weekend


Between no business travel, regionals or even trips to see my girls, this weekend was the first in six weeks that I was home for the entire weekend. What a treat! I even enjoyed the usual “drudgery” like the grocery store and laundry more than usual, because I didn’t need to cram it in a …

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