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May 14 2017


It may have taken nearly two years, but I finally made my way to New York City to see the Broadway sensation, Hamilton. I finally hit the point where I realized that the ticket prices weren’t really going to drop that much further and it was simply time. That coupled with a Mother’s Day adventure …

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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 11 2017

A lot Happening in Washington DC Today

There never is a dull moment here in Washington DC and today we were brought into the discussion that USDA Secretary Perdue was announcing a reorganization of the critical rural agency. NTCA felt it was important to weigh in on the news. The Rural Development programs within USDA are critical to national goals with respect …

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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 03 2017

Congressman Cramer Leads Large Congressional Delegation on Rural Broadband

Congressman Cramer from North Dakota, led a bipartisan letter with 101 of his congressional colleagues to the FCC sharing the important role that broadband plays in rural America and the need for the FCC to continue to find ways to maintain and increase the deployment of high-speed broadband in rural America. Congressman Cramer took the …

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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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