11.02.16 NTCA and WTA meet with Commissioner Rosenworcel's legal advisor re Lifeline, WC 11-42 et al
WC Docket No. 11-42, Federal-State Joint Board on Universal Service Lifeline and Link Up Reform and Modernization; WC Docket No. 09-197, Telecommunications Carriers Eligible for Universal Service Support; WC Docket No. 10-90, Connect America Fund
On Wednesday, November 2, 2016, Brian Ford, Senior Regulatory Counsel, on behalf of NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association along with Patricia Cave and Derrick Owens on behalf of WTA – Advocates for Rural Broadband (the “Rural Associations”) met with Travis Litman, Senior Legal Advisor to Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel. The parties discussed the Petition for Reconsideration (“Petition”) filed by the Rural Associations on June 23, 2016 in response to the Lifeline Universal Service Fund (“USF”) Modernization Order adopted in this proceeding in March 2016 as well as issues raised in the Rural Associations’ Petition for Temporary Waiver filed in this proceeding.