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PRNet

The PRNet is the NTCA‘s special interest group for telco public relations, community relations, sales and marketing professionals. It developed from a member suggestion that NTCA provide a way for telco public relations and marketing staff to share ideas to increase the effectiveness of their efforts. Launched in September 1995 with 17 charter members, the PRNet currently has more than 500 members, including telco managers, marketing/PR staff and administrative staff. For more information about NTCA's PRNet, contact Jonah Arellano, communications specialist, at jarellano@ntca.org.

PRNet services include:

  • PRNet Resources offers a variety of examples from PRNet peers ranging from donation policies to ad campaigns.

  • Telco Newsletter Connection, an online exchange where you may access customer and employee newsletters from NTCA member telcos across the country.

  • PR & Marketing Conference, a two-day conference focused on series of marketing/PR topics for the independent telco marketing pro.

  • The PRNet listserv, a member benefit email listserv that connects fellow PRNet members with each other and allows them to query their colleagues on various topics.

  • The annual TeleChoice Awards, which recognize excellence in marketing and PR, provides an outlet for PRNet members to showcase their annual reports, customer newsletters, advertising, single target print publications and Websites. 

PRNet

PRNet is for members of NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association in the telco public relations, sales, customer service and marketing field. Developed from a member suggestion, PRNet provides a platform for telco professionals to share ideas to increase the effectiveness of their efforts. Launched in September 1995, PRNet has more than 600 members, including telco managers, sales, marketing, PR, customer service and administrative staff.

For more information about NTCA PRNet, contact Jonah Arellano, communications specialist, at jarellano@ntca.org.

PRNet member services and resources

  • PRNet Resources offers a variety of examples from PRNet peers ranging from donation policies to ad campaigns.

  • Telco Newsletter Connection, an online exchange where you may access customer and employee newsletters from NTCA member telcos across the country.

  • PR & Marketing Conference is a two-day conference focused on series of marketing/PR topics for the independent telco marketing professionals.

  • The PRNet Listserv is a member benefit email listserv that connects fellow PRNet members with each other and allows them to query their colleagues on various topics.

  • The annual TeleChoice Awards, which recognize excellence in marketing and PR, provides an outlet for PRNet members to showcase their annual reports, customer newsletters, advertising, single target print publications and Websites.

  • The newsroom is a great resource with to access press releases, photo gallery and social media on the latest information on the rural telecommunications industry.

  • Rural Telecom magazine provides articles on legislation, regulation, technology, marketing, competition, human resources, management and operations. Subscribers also can access the digital edition of the magazine at ruraltelecom.org, or on the Rural Telecom app. The Exchange section of Rural Telecom highlights member stories about new initiatives, technological advances and community outreach efforts.

  • Marketing reports are focused resources that deliver product-line specific data and insight. Choose from seven categories: Competitive Positioning and CLEC Operations; Voice Services: Landline and Wireless; Marketing Operations & Budgets; Video Services; Internet Services; Bundling; and Social Media.

  • Webcasts are a great way to learn about timely topics significant to your business and technical operations. Upcoming webcasts are listed at www.ntca.org/webcasts. Archives of previous webcasts are available.

Members can log in to learn more about how to get involved, share stories and connect with PRNet colleagues.

 


SAVE THE DATE!

2016 PR & Marketing Conference
May 1-3, 2016
Charleston, S.C.


NTCA Member Calendar

 
     
  All NTCA members who entered their photos for the 2016 NTCA Member Calendar will be entered in a drawing for a chance to win a GoPro Hero4. Photo entries will be featured and the winner of the GoPro Hero4 will be announced at NTCA's 2016 Rural Telecom Industry Meeting & EXPO in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.  
     
  2016 Member Calendar   
 

We invite you all to check out NTCA’s Facebook page and www.ruraliscool.com as we share your photos and captions throughout the year. Member calendars are available for purchase in our eStore.

Selected photos used in the 2016 Member Calendar were received from the following members:

Big Bend Telephone Co. (Alpine, Texas)
Brazos Telephone Cooperative, Inc. (Olney, Texas)
Endeavor Communications (Cloverdale, Ind.)
Five Area Telephone (Muleshoe, Texas)
Golden West Telecommunications (Wall, S.D.)
Nelson Communications Cooperative (Durand, Wis.)
Pembroke Telephone Cooperative (Pembroke, Va.)
PSC (Saint Meinrad, Ind.)
SkyLine Membership Corp. (West Jefferson, N.C.)
Triangle Communications (Havre, Mont.)
Tri-County Communications Cooperative (Strum, Wis.)
Twin Lakes Telephone Cooperative Corp. (Gainesboro, Tenn.)
Valley Telecommunications Cooperative Association, Inc. (Herreid, S.D.)

 
     
 

Submit your photos for the next calendar

 
     
 

Questions
Contact Jonah Arellano, NTCA communications specialist, at jarellano@ntca.org.