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Aug 15 2017

Got to Love Sioux Falls!

    I am traveling back from the Regional Conference in Sioux Falls, South Dakota this week.  The location is ideal given the key leadership role that Senator Thune, local boy gone to Washington, has played in communications policy and his continued active engagement in meeting the challenge of rural broadband deployment.  One of the …

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Jul 25 2017

Another Broken Toe, Another Regional Meeting….

Maybe I should have been blessed with more coordination, or maybe with smaller feet….either way, this past weekend saw me again knocking into something that was strong than my toes and another one of my phalanges has paid the price.  I know that phalange is the medical term for toe since I have now had …

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Jul 19 2017

Capitol Hill is Busy, Chairman Thune Hits the Key Question

Given the need that our young (and youngest) generations have for broadband and speedy access and connectivity—for school, research, job searches and making our world a more global one for the next generation, it was fitting that Brent Christensen, the state executive for Minnesota Telecom Alliance and vice president of Christensen Communications Co., brought his grandson …

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Jul 11 2017

NTCA Regional Meetingpalooza Begins!

We have kicked off NTCA’s five Regional Conferences with a bang here in Florida with well over 300 NTCA members engaged in hearing, learning and sharing on a number of key industry topics.  Justin Foster kicked us off in fine style talking about Being a Human Brand in Small Town America and then engaged the …

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Jul 03 2017

Broadband Access for Rural Americans is a Value Worth Celebrating

The Fourth of July holiday is quite the event in Washington, D.C.  I spent my first years living here making sure that I went to our national mall to celebrate the Folk Festival, listen to the National Symphony and watch the fireworks – very powerful and patriotic.  Then I moved off of Capitol Hill across …

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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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