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May 19 2017

Rural Broadband Women Hit DC!

What a great group and a terrific advocacy adventure! Fifteen very cool, very accomplished women in the rural broadband industry traveled to Washington DC yesterday to interact with and support female policymakers. From Colorado to South Dakota, from Wisconsin to Kentucky – some of our fabulous RLEC leadership traveled in to help me host a …

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May 18 2017

Rules of the Road Matter – NTCA’s Stance on the Net Neutrality Proceedings

Sometimes in all of the complex legal back-and-forth and incredibly heated rhetoric about Title I or Title II, the practical issues that created the net neutrality debates in the first place get lost in the shuffle. But, throughout these debates, NTCA has focused specifically on the practical – regardless of the basis for any regulation, …

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May 12 2017

Infastructure, Infrastructure

I was able to end the week with a panel adventure on Capitol Hill at a forum hosted by the Advisory Committee to the Congressional Internet Caucus on “Broadband Infrastructure Funding: What Should The Plans Be?” I was joined by Blair Levin, well known to NTCA members as “father of the Broadband Plan” as well …

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May 08 2017

Be Smart

It’s that time of year again, when NTCA opens up our nomination process for our annual Smart Rural Community Showcase awards. Now entering our fifth year (wow…where does time fly off to??), this annual tradition of ours is a wonderful opportunity for NTCA members to be recognized for their extraordinary achievements in promoting rural broadband …

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May 02 2017

Plan, Do, Grow – Strategic Noodling for Rural Broadband Provider Marketers

What is not to love about hanging out with energetic, creative folks who are passionate about the rural broadband industry? I’m kind of embarrassed to admit that it has taken me this long to attend on of NTCA’s amazing marketing and public relations conferences but I finally made my way to a meeting and enjoyed …

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Apr 26 2017

If Peeps Could Tell a Story

We all know about Peeps….those marshmellowy treats that seem to take over the drugstore’s candy aisle during Easter season. Little chicks or rabbits or other “spring” animals in colors not typically found in nature- pink, purple, yellow etc. However, if you’re an NTCA staff member, you know that Peeps are so much more. April has …

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