In the Matter of 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 Friday, October 21, 2011, Michael Romano on behalf of the National Telecommunications Cooperative Association spoke via telephone with Michael Steffen regarding matters in the above-referenced proceedings.
Our discussion addressed concerns with respect to the elimination of Safety Net Additive ("SNA") support where such support is received as a result of line loss rather than investment.