11.21.17 NTCA's CEO Shirley Bloomfield met with FCC Chairman's Senior Counsel and His Wireline Advisor to Discuss High-Cost USF Support, WC 10-90
Connect America Fund, WC Docket No. 10-90
On Tuesday, November 21, 2017, Shirley Bloomfield, Chief Executive Officer of NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association (“NTCA”), and Michael Romano, Senior Vice President-Industry Affairs & Business Development, met with Nicholas Degani, Senior Counsel to Chairman Ajit Pai, and Jay Schwarz, the Chairman’s wireline advisor.
In the meeting, NTCA highlighted the need to remedy shortfalls in high-cost universal service fund (“USF”) support that are undermining the effectiveness of the USF programs.