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Successfully Connect With Telco Decision-Makers

When you partner with NTCA, you connect with key decision-makers at nearly 900 rural telcos. Whether face-to-face at our meetings, in vibrant print mediums or through digital engagement, you have the opportunity to feature the product solutions and resources you offer, as well as to increase your brand awareness among NTCA telco members. Our variety of options allow you to create a custom marketing plan to best suit your needs and reach our members through your preferred channels.

During NTCA meetings, you can advertise, sponsor, exhibit, speak and network. Additionally, you can keep your message in front of our members throughout the year by advertising, writing articles or sponsoring a webcast. By marketing with NTCA, you’ll have the opportunity to:

PARTNER with a reliable association. Our nearly 900 telco members are always looking for innovative products and ideas, and they trust NTCA partners.

CONNECT directly with members. NTCA offers educational events throughout the year. Many exhibiting and sponsorship opportunities offer the opportunity to engage with telco executives.

MARKET to an interested audience. Telcos are focused on finding cutting-edge tools to improve their business, so they’re always interested in new product offerings.

PROMOTE your brand. Marketing with NTCA will help you gain recognition. Word-of-mouth advertising spreads quickly in the rural telco industry, and our members are always sharing their favorite products and brands.

SAVE with our media plan. NTCA’s Star Partner Packages give you more exposure with repeat advertising and sponsorship opportunities, while allowing you to cut costs.


General Policy: All marketing opportunities offered by NTCA and purchased by vendors are subject to our approval. NTCA reserves the right to reject any advertising, sponsorships or other marketing opportunities submitted by vendors for any reason.Reach Your Market!

NTCA membership consists of the following categories:

ILEC Member
An incumbent local exchange carrier (ILEC) is a local exchange carrier providing fixed voice and/ or broadband Internet access services to fewer than 50,000 customers. The ILEC may be structured as either a commercial, cooperative or international company

Subsidiary Member
An entity affiliated with an ILEC member that was created to provide telecommunications services, including, but not limited to, cable television, wireless companies, interexchange carriers, video providers, ISPs and competitive local exchange carriers with fewer than 50,000 customers.

Associate Member
An associate member is a supplier of goods and services to the communications industry. Suppliers include entities such as insurance companies, manufacturers, other rural utilities, statewide providers of equal access, and consultants such as accounting, engineering and law firms.

Association Member
An association member is a local, state or regional association of communications companies.

NTCA represents nearly 900 small, rural incumbent local exchange carrier members serving 50,000 access lines or less.

Telco Member Profile
Average number of employees 34
Average revenues $6,500,925
Average access lines 4,262
Average number of exchanges 6
NTCA Member Statistics:
Members 852
Total member employees 22,727
Exchanges 3,775
Total access lines 2,933,476


View more about NTCA and our Mission, Vision and Core Values



Image: Marketing Kit coverFor more information, contact Michele Coleman, manager, associate engagement, 703-351-2089.

Download the 2015 Marketing Kit