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Jul 13 2017

Here’s to Hoping to Not Backslide on Call Completion Efforts

The FCC moved today to adopt a second Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (FNPRM) on call completion at their open commission meeting. The FNPRM seeks to better address ongoing problems related to calls that are not being delivered to rural areas for completion, an issue rural Americans have been dealing with and NTCA has been …

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Jul 11 2017

NTCA Regional Meetingpalooza Begins!

We have kicked off NTCA’s five Regional Conferences with a bang here in Florida with well over 300 NTCA members engaged in hearing, learning and sharing on a number of key industry topics.  Justin Foster kicked us off in fine style talking about Being a Human Brand in Small Town America and then engaged the …

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Jul 06 2017

This Might Be My Favorite Tweet Of The Week!

Likely the best tweet to come out of the “twittersphere” this week was one today from the twitter feed of Matthew Yglesias, a writer for Vox who used to also contribute to The Atlantic as well as Slate.  Given all of the recent hype on rural broadband, even Yglesias was questioning why it’s getting so …

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Jul 04 2017

Happy 4th of July

Here we are on the 4th with sparklers lite and flash powder booming in our alley and we are well on our way to celebrating our nation’s independence. While the actual declaration documents were signed on July 2nd, 1776, the form of communications in that century were more focused on public forums and the first …

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Jul 03 2017

Broadband Access for Rural Americans is a Value Worth Celebrating

The Fourth of July holiday is quite the event in Washington, D.C.  I spent my first years living here making sure that I went to our national mall to celebrate the Folk Festival, listen to the National Symphony and watch the fireworks – very powerful and patriotic.  Then I moved off of Capitol Hill across …

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Jun 29 2017

Hazlett Leads Rural Development and Chats with NTCA Members

Anne Hazlett was on day 12 on the job yesterday when she swung by the NTCA Government Affairs Committee meeting in Arlington, Virginia to introduce herself to NTCA members and hear some of their stories as they continue their leadership role in bringing broadband to their rural communities. Hazlett has a long career in the …

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