01.12.17 NTCA_WTA meet with Commissioner Clyburn's staff re Pet. for Recon. of Lifeline Modernization Order
Lifeline and Link Up Reform and Modernization, WC Docket No. 11-42, Telecommunications Carriers Eligible for Universal Service Support, WC Docket No. 09-197, Connect America Fund, WC Docket No. 10-90, Third Report and Order, Further Report and Order, and Order on Reconsideration, FCC 16-38 (rel. Apr. 27, 2016) (“Lifeline Modernization Order”).
On Thursday, January 12, 2017, Brian Ford, on behalf of NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association (“NTCA”), along with Patricia Cave and Gerry Duffy on behalf of WTA – Advocates for Rural Broadband, (the “Rural Associations”) met with Claude Aiken, Wireline Legal Advisor to Commissioner Mignon Clyburn to discuss issues related to the Lifeline Universal Service Fund (“USF”) Modernization Order adopted by the Federal Communications Commission (“Commission”) in March 2016.