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 26, 2011, the undersigned on behalf of the National Telecommunications Cooperative Association (“NTCA”) spoke via telephone with Zachary Katz, chief counsel and senior legal advisor to Chairman Julius Genachowski. Mr. Katz was following up on an ex parte letter filed by NTCA on Friday, October 21, 2011 relating to the adoption of a restructure mechanism for rate-of-return-regulated rural local exchange carriers (“RLECs”).