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 and Joshua Seidemann, on behalf of the National Telecommunications Cooperative Association ("NTCA"), together with Stuart Polikoff from the Organization for the Promotion and Advancement of Small Telecommunications Companies ("OPASTCO"), Gerry Duffy and Derrick Owens on behalf of the Western Telecommunications Alliance ("WTA"), and Jim Frame and John Ricker from the National Exchange Carrier Association ("NECA") spoke via telephone with Carol Mattey, Steve Rosenberg, and Rebekah Goodheart from the Wireline Competition Bureau (the "Bureau") in reference to the above proceedings.