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Category Archive: Certified Gig-Capable Providers

Apr 25 2017

Broadband Vouchers Won’t Help Rural America Connect

A few weeks ago, the Daily Yonder, a rural oriented publication (which I actually do read!) had posted a story from a former FCC staffer who shared his take that broadband vouchers were, among other initiatives, the way to build rural broadband networks. I took offense at that suggestion after my 30 plus years in …

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Aug 08 2016

Regional in Lincolnshire with Gig Services Top of Mind

Here we are in Lincolnshire, Ill., just outside of Chicago, for our “hump” meeting Regional Conference (in clearer terms, it’s our third out of five Regionals this summer). The Midwestern meeting is always one of my favorites, with this entire group of attendees so ready to engage. While I am not quite at the stage …

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Jul 11 2016

Peer Engagement, Expert Learning—NTCA Regionals Begin!

We’ve kicked off our 2016 Regional Conference season here in Williamsburg, Va., with well over 300 NTCA members from across the Southeast participating in an excellent program that our team—with content lead by Dennis McGarry—put together. Preconferences on board legal issues and the tech behind the traffic were well attended, as was the special session that …

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Jun 19 2016

And Then There Were Two …

Now that we are a month away from convention season and the major political parties have their presumptive nominees, NTCA has weighed in with the Republican National Committee and the National Democratic Committee through correspondence with their respective chairman to share the important task that NTCA members hold in investing in our country’s future by …

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Feb 28 2016

Painting a Gig Picture

One really cool thing that NTCA unveiled last week at our RTIME meeting was the new interactive Smart Rural Community and Gig Certified map that our fabulous communications team has put together to help tell and show (or show and tell!) the story of rural communications and how communities are getting top services, along with …

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Feb 23 2016

What’s Next?

Here at NTCA’s RTIME meeting in Florida, we’re a few days in, and have already had some amazing presentations talking about technology, innovation and the Internet of Things. Is it only Tuesday? The NTCA board met on Sunday and conducted nearly a full day of association business in addition to a few hours of policy …

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