11.01.12 NTCA and 21 Other Rural Stakeholders' Letter to FCC Chairman Genachowski re Regulatory Certainty

On November 1, 2012, the attached letter addressed to Chairman Genachowski was filed at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).  The letter was sent by the National Telecommunications Cooperative Association and 21additional organizations and entities (Rural Stakeholders) to express concerns about several regulatory changes and their potential effects on agribusiness, rural health care, rural educational initiatives, and other indispensible sectors of our rural and national economy. Specifically, the Rural Stakeholders were writing to raise concerns with respect to certain reforms just now being implemented and others still pending before the FCC relating to universal service fund (USF) and related cost recovery mechanisms.

11.01.12 NTCA and 21 Other Rural Stakeholders' Letter to FCC Chairman Genachowski re Regulatory Certainty