10.20.11 Ex Parte meeting with Comm'r Copps & staff re Proposals of Reform of Existing USF & ICC


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 Thursday, October 20, 2011, Shirley Bloomfield and Michael Romano on behalf of the National Telecommunications Cooperative Association ("NTCA") met with Commissioner Michael Copps and his wireline policy advisor, Margaret McCarthy.

In 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.


10.20.11 FCC ex parte - Commissioner Copps - meeting 102011.pdf