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Apr 12 2014

Quite a Week…

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Last week was a big one. Yeah, many weeks have felt that way over the course of the past few years, but last week really was big. We kicked off with our annual L&P Conference with terrific policymakers joining us and over 500 of our members hitting the Hill. Telcos in various states hosted events …

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Apr 09 2014

Promoting Broadband Adoption and Growing Smart Rural Communities

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As NTCA members started heading out of town, I was delighted that a number of them used their remaining time this morning to attend our Smart Rural Community Broadband Adoption Summit instead of checking out the Cherry Blossoms around the Tidal Basin! (A tempting counteroffer, for sure!) Under our Smart Rural Community umbrella, NTCA hosted a lively …

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Apr 08 2014

NTCA Members Hit the Hill

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We kicked off a great grassroots lobbying morning with Sen. Mark Begich from Alaska talking about his continued efforts to ensure that the Connect America Fund created for rural carriers does not become the “Disconnect Rural America Fund.” Senator Begich has been a terrific champion for rural broadband and an active voice on the Senate …

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Apr 07 2014

L&P Kicks Off With D.C. Insiders

With over 500 rural communications leaders in attendance in D.C., we kicked off our annual NTCA Legislative & Policy Conference today. The conference is a great opportunity for our membership to hear directly from policymakers before making the extensive rounds with their policymakers on Capitol Hill and other agencies. I really appreciated the time D.C. policy folks took from their …

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