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Dec 20 2014

A Celebration And Time to Catch Your Breath

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Our Christmas tree is looking a tad droopy, given that we bought it over Thanksgiving to continue our family tradition of taking Kelsey, our “tree expert” along for the ritual. She always relished picking the largest tree on the lot and listening to my slight whine on the size. It became part of our routine …

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Dec 18 2014

Telco-Electric Leadership Summit—Finally a Reality

Those who have worked with me know that I am pretty big on finding ways to get the rural electric utility folks to reach out and work with their local independent telco, instead of looking to create their own broadband networks. I have found that electric utilities are just as “independent” as RLECs. Is that …

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Dec 17 2014

Reflecting After the FCC’s Last Open Meeting of the Year

A week ago, the FCC had its last open meeting of the year, and it adopted significant changes to its E-Rate program. The commission also voted to approve an order that moves forward with efforts to implement Phase II of Connect America Fund (CAF) support in areas served by price-cap regulated carriers and further adopts changes to …

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Dec 17 2014

A Toast to a Great Team

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Our team at NTCA took a “time out” to gather for a champagne toast, as we celebrated and reviewed the year that is almost behind us in the rear view mirror. What a year it has been! Each of our divisions went around the room to share with their teammates their biggest accomplishments over the …

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