10.16.11 Call with Zac Katz re Avenues & Proposals for Reform of Existing USF & ICC


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 October 16, 2011, Michael Romano, on behalf of the National Telecommunications Cooperative Association (“NTCA”), spoke via telephone with Zac Katz, chief counsel and senior legal advisor to Chairman Julius Genachowski, to discuss matters related to the above-referenced proceedings.

During the meeting, we discussed potential avenues and proposals for reform of existing universal service fund (“USF”) and intercarrier compensation (“ICC”) mechanisms through adoption of an order in the above-referenced proceedings.


10.18.11 FCC ex parte - Zac Katz - Meeting 101611.pdf