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Category Archive: Call Completion

Jul 13 2017

Here’s to Hoping to Not Backslide on Call Completion Efforts

The FCC moved today to adopt a second Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (FNPRM) on call completion at their open commission meeting. The FNPRM seeks to better address ongoing problems related to calls that are not being delivered to rural areas for completion, an issue rural Americans have been dealing with and NTCA has been …

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Jan 18 2017

Cassie Hard at Work

Cassie has the laptop out and is hard at work these days. She’s got to earn her dog bones, just like the rest of us! I figured that she’s working on any one of the following items: 1) Checking the transition team sites to see if President-elect Trump has made his last Cabinet selection with …

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Jul 13 2016

Senate Creates Rural Broadband Caucus With NTCA at the Launch

Yesterday was a really busy day on the rural broadband front. We were still in Williamsburg, Va., wrapping up our Regional Conference and listening to some fabulous speakers talking about how much synergy they are seeing from the partnerships they have established. Sharing their stories on what positive incentives for investment look like in a budget-controlled …

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Jun 29 2016

InterBel Tells the Rural Broadband Story

Randy Wilson, general manager for InterBel Telephone Cooperative in Eureka, Mont., made the journey out to Washington, D.C., today to share his thoughts and perspectives on investment opportunities in rural America, during the Senate Democratic Steering and Outreach Committee’s “Fostering the Next Generation of Rural America” Rural Summit this morning. What fun it was to …

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May 10 2016

Just the Tip of the Iceberg

There was an announcement earlier this week that inContact, a Utah-based long-distance carrier and call-center service provider, has agreed to pay $100,000 to settle an FCC Enforcement Bureau Investigation into rural call completion problems resulting from inContact’s failure “to ensure that the providers it used to deliver its calls to a consumer in a rural …

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Apr 05 2016

Tech Women Gather

Today, my friend Kathy Grillo, senior vice president for Verizon, and I co-hosted a gathering of women in the high-tech industry with Senator Amy Klobuchar from Minnesota. The Senator serves on the Senate Commerce Committee and has long been an advocate for helping the carriers in her state bring about a standalone broadband solution to their consumers. She has …

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