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Oct 13 2016

Even the FCC Acknowledges Soaring Video Costs

Yesterday the FCC released its “Report on Cable Industry Prices,” which is a survey conducted by the FCC based on information provided by cable TV providers and telecom companies that provide video services to their consumers. Interestingly, this survey does not include inputs from satellite TV providers or AT&T U-verse. The results of this survey, while not …

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Oct 12 2016

To Snap or Not to Snap


At NTCA’s recent Fall Conference, one of my very favorite sessions was one that featured young consumers who shared with NTCA members their favorite app. It was a great way of introducing broadband providers to the ways that their next-gen consumers actually use technology. That session came back to me in spades this weekend. Kelsey, …

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Oct 10 2016

Broadband Partnership or Competition With Our Electric Co-Op Brethren

Many parts of rural America do suffer from a serious lack of investment in broadband investment—those served by larger price cap carriers where shareholders have dictated that investments need to be put into urban, competitive markets—and hence, rural consumers have suffered. I am really empathetic to those concerns and the needs of these rural consumers …

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Oct 07 2016

Rural America Is Ready for Corporate America and Beyond


This is a picture of the September 2016 Site Selection magazine, the publication that is the “holy grail” for corporate developers, community leaders, site selection consultants and the relocation industry. And this is a picture of the advertisement that NTCA placed in this latest Site Selection edition. Our ad highlighted that our membership is comprised …

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