10.05.11 Ex Parte, ND Members met with Margaret McCarthy re Operating in HIgh-Cost Rural Areas


Connect America Fund, WC Docket No. 10-90; A National Broadband Plan for Our Future, GN Docket No. 09-51; Establishing Just and Reasonable Rates for Local Exchange Carriers, WC Docket No. 07-135; High-Cost Universal Service Support, WC Docket No. 05-337; Developing a Unified Intercarrier Compensation Regime, CC Docket 01-92; Federal-State Joint Board on Universal Service, CC Docket No. 96-45; Lifeline and Link-Up, WC Docket No. 03-109


On Wednesday, October 5, 2011, the undersigned from the National Telecommunications Cooperative Association (“NTCA”), together with David Crothers from the North Dakota Association of Telecommunications Cooperatives (the “NDATC”) and David Dunning, General Manager of Polar Communications (the “Rural Representatives”), met with Margaret McCarthy, the wireline policy advisor to Commissioner Michael Copps, to discuss matters related to the above-referenced proceedings. 

 10.05.11 FCC ex parte - Margaret McCarthy w_attachments.pdf