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 No. 01-92; Federal- State Joint Board on Universal Service, CC Docket No. 96-45; Lifeline and Link-Up, WC Docket No. 03-109; Universal Service Reform – Mobility Fund, WT Docket No. 10-208
On Friday, September 14, 2012, Michael Romano on behalf of the National Telecommunications Cooperative Association, together with Greg Hale of Logan Telephone Cooperative and Clay Sturgis of Moss Adams met with Carol Mattey, Steven Rosenberg, Amy Bender, James Eisner, Patrick Halley, Trent Harkrader, Katie King, Gary Seigel, and Craig Stroup of the Wireline Competition Bureau (the "Bureau") to discuss certain matters in the above-referenced proceedings. Mr. Seigel participated in the meeting via telephone. The attached presentation was provided to the meeting participants from the Bureau, identifying several specific concerns with respect to the regression analysis cap model that the Bureau has adopted.