10.17.12 FCC Ex Parte - Commissioner and WCB phone conversations re WC 10-90 et al

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 Wednesday, October 17, 2012, Michael Romano, on behalf of the National Telecommunications Cooperative Association ("NTCA"), had telephone conversations with Michael Steffen, Legal Advisor to Chairman Julius Genachowski, and Julie Veach, Chief of the Wireline Competition Bureau; Priscilla Argeris, Legal Advisor to Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel; Nicholas Degani, Legal Advisor to Commissioner Ajit Pai; and Rebekah Goodheart from the Wireline Competition Bureau. The subject matter discussed in those conversations related to regression analysis issues, and  Mr. Romano's presentation was consistent with the discussions described in the Ex Parte letter filed yesterday, October 17, 2012, by NTCA, the Organization for the Promotion and Advancement of Small Telecommunications Companies, the Western Telecommunications Alliance, and the National Exchange Carrier Association with respect to the above-referenced proceedings

10.17.12 FCC Ex Parte - Commissioner and WCB phone conversations re WC 10-90 et al