10-03.17 NTCA telephone conversation with Chairman Pai's legal advisor, J. Schwarz, re shortfalls in high-cost USF support, WC 10-90
Connect America Fund, WC Docket No. 10-90
On Tuesday, October 3, 2017, Michael Romano, Senior Vice President-Industry Affairs & Business Development, on behalf of NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association (“NTCA”), spoke via telephone with Jay Schwarz, wireline advisor to Chairman Ajit Pai. NTCA highlighted the need to remedy the shortfalls in high-cost universal service fund (“USF”) support that are undermining the intended effectiveness of the USF programs as reformed last year.