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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 14 2017

IP Vision Rocked – Make Sure Your Team Has Their 2018 Calendar Marked!

I might be a tad challenged at programming my new Smart TV but that doesn’t mean that I don’t keep a close eye on technology trends. It’s one of the reasons I think that the agenda for our IP Vision meeting is so critical. This year’s IP Vision Conference & Expo looked at the intersection …

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Mar 17 2017

Preparing for NTCA Rural Broadband Providers to “Take the Hill” in Pursuit of Better Delivery of Voice and Broadband for Their Customers

NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association and our members have been leading the charge over the past several years in seeking changes to the Universal Service Fund (USF) programs that will enable better delivery of voice and broadband to consumers in rural America. In 2012 and 2014, we filed petitions to address the punitive “rate floor” policy …

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Dec 15 2016

Telehealth Focus Yields Great Discussion

Senator Capito from West Virginia may have “been in the dark” in our ballroom today over at the Westin as we—and the Foundation for Rural Service as well as our Smart Rural Community program—hosted a session on telehealth, “Rural Health at a Digital Crossroads: Improving Care With Telehealth” at the conclusion of our TEPS conference. …

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Dec 13 2016

Talking Policy In D.C.

We kicked off our Telecom Executive Policy Summit here in D.C. today with 130 of our members from across the country coming to our nation’s capital to hear the latest post-election results and as we all ponder next steps with a new Congress and Administration. I had the chance to “interview” Commissioner Clyburn on her …

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