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Apr 15 2014

Love/Hate Technology…..

I’m on the road today heading down to our Asheville Service Center to meet with our team and to participate in the orientation for our newest GHP trustee, Jeff Wilson from West Carolina. For some reason, traveling today made me ponder the blessing and the curse of technology. (Maybe because I am waiting for the …

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Apr 14 2014

Smart Agriculture

Today, the folks at Blue Valley Tele-Communications in Home, Kan., hosted a terrific Agriculture Broadband Summit with K State, along with NTCA’s Smart Rural Community participating and assisting in the event. The Smart Rural Community is a community that invokes broadband-enabled intelligent networks to support innovative applications for education, health care, public safety, agriculture and economic …

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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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