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Category Archive: Collaborations & Innovations

Apr 23 2017

White House Innovation

President Trump recently announced the creation of the establishment of the White House Office of American Innovation (OAI) and that this initiative will be headed up by Jared Kushner. Taking advantage of that open door, NTCA immediately sent a letter to Jared Kushner, Senior Advisor to the President, to share our perspective. Those of you …

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Apr 21 2017

“Give a man a fish and feed him for a day…teach him to fish and feed him for a lifetime”

We’re pretty much all familiar with the wise proverb, “You give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; you teach him to fish and you feed him for a lifetime?” That same adage can apply pretty powerfully to the power of broadband in rural communities. NTCA member telcos have been working …

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Jan 05 2017

CES 2017: The Smart Cane Revolution

The following post is republished from NTCA’s blog, The Exchange, featuring dispatches from this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) by NTCA Vice President of Policy Josh Seidemann. For more from CES, visit The Exchange.   (Las Vegas) Although PR materials for CES indicate a four-day conference, it is preceded by a day-and-a-half of media-only programming, …

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Dec 02 2016

What’s Not to Love About a Rural-Focused Entrepreneur?

Remember when NTCA met in Boston last year? One of our keynoters hit the stage and all 1,500 folks in the room thought for sure he was a college student who had lost his way to class at Harvard instead of a young entrepreneur from Nebraska. (He actually is still a college student, but in …

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Oct 18 2016

Talking About Building Broadband Communities

It’s been kind of a whirlwind travel week, and I’m glad that I (so far) haven’t appeared to leave too many items or luggage around the country as I have hit Phoenix, Chicago (briefly) and am now in Minneapolis waiting to return to D.C. Today was the Broadband Community and FTTH event in Minneapolis where …

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Oct 18 2016

Connections Celebrates 10 Years!

I started this week out in Arizona with the great folks at Consortia Consulting and their celebration of their 10th Annual Connections Conference, the only rural communications event that I know of devoted strictly to women in the rural telecommunications industry. This is the fourth time I have joined them to speak at their conference …

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