What’s Hot in Nonregulated Services
By Tennille Shields
It’s a new era for NTCA members that find themselves on the defensive, as they fight off competition, landline loss and dwindling revenue streams. But as the proverb goes, “Every cloud...
The Economic Ripple Effect
of Rural Telcos
By Anna Henry
Recent cost-cutting measures will impact the availability of federal funds for rural telcos and have occurred against a backdrop of Universal Service Fund (USF) and intercarrier compensation reform.
Statewide Fiber Networks
Past, Present, and Future
By Rachel Brown
Modern telecommunications is an alphabet soup of acronyms, with new ones seeming to crop up every week—DSL, CATV, IPTV, VOIP. New services provided over fiber optic cable are the latest...
50 Years From Now What Will Rural Telecom Look Like?
By Manny Staurulakis and Leo Staurulakis
As one industry leader celebrates its 50th anniversary in the rural telecom industry, it looks ahead to where the industry might be in the years to come. Will there be a...