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Jul 11 2014

FCC Acts on E-Rate Modernization and Rural Experiments Framework

The last few FCC open meetings have been more exciting than usual. It seems like every meeting now has something on the agenda of great interest to our membership. Today, the FCC adopted a report, order and further notice of proposed rulemaking (FNPRM) that includes a budget and application selection process for the rural broadband experiments, …

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Jul 10 2014

Rural Broadband Providers: Solutions-Oriented, Community-Based

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Here at NTCA, we rolled out our new advertising campaign touting rural telecommunications providers’ long and successful history of solving the challenges of distance and density in deploying networks and delivering quality, affordable service to the country’s most rural and remote communities. Our D.C.-focused campaign includes digital, print and radio ads and will extend through …

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Jul 09 2014

The Next Round of Smart Rural Communities

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Friday, July 11, is a big day here at NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association. It is the cutoff date for the second annual round of applications for NTCA companies and their communities to submit applications for recognition and designation as Smart Rural Communities. So what makes a rural community smart? Quite simply, it’s a dynamic suite of …

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Jul 07 2014

Communicating in D.C.

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GlobalWin, the women in high tech organization whose board I sit on, hosted an event today on Capitol Hill for young professionals on how to communicate effectively and with authority. It was a “standing-room only” event, and I was pleased to see so many young women whom I’ve been working with on Capitol Hill attend …

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