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The following press release is being reposted on NTCA's website. NTCA is an active member of the Rebuild Rural Coalition.

#RebuildRural Outlines Infrastructure Priorities for Rural Prosperity Task Force

WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 14, 2017)—The Rebuild Rural Coalition outlined its priorities today in a letter to Secretary Sonny Perdue in his role as Chair of the Interagency Task Force on Agriculture and Rural Prosperity.


Arlington, Va. (September 13, 2017)

Mother Nature sure has given us a piece of her mind over the last few weeks. Between hurricanes Harvey and Irma and wildfires in the West, much cleanup and rebuilding must be done in affected states and territories. When facing natural disasters, certainly the safety and well-being of those affected comes to mind first, but the need and desire to get businesses back up and running isn’t far behind. Communication among loved ones and businesses, near and far, needs to be available throughout the duration of a natural disaster, or, if it goes down, restored as quickly as possible.

NTCA works hard to be a resource for member companies and their employees during difficult times, checking in with companies affected by natural disasters and activating our disaster relief clearinghouse, where NTCA members in need of supplies or help can submit requests for needed resources, and where members can contribute information about available supplies.


Arlington, Va. (August 30, 2017)As telcos in Texas and Louisiana deal with the effects of Hurricane Harvey, NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association has posted some supplies made available by member telcos in the Disaster Relief Clearinghouse on the NTCA website. To date, NTCA has not received any specific requests for help or supplies from affected telcos but we continue to communicate with companies in Texas and Louisiana, many of whom have reported that operations have not yet been adversely impacted by the storm.