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For Immediate Release
Contact: Kelly Wismer, 703-351-2015, kwismer@ntca.org 

Arlington, Va., (November 16, 2017)—NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association today issued the following statement from Senior Vice President of Industry Affairs and Business Development Michael Romano in response to actions adopted by the FCC on “Next Generation” broadcast television standard, accelerating wireline deployment, and replacement utility poles during today’s open commission meeting.

 

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For Immediate Release
Contact: Kelly Wismer, 703-351-2015, kwismer@ntca.org

Arlington, Va. (November 8, 2017)—NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association today issued the following statement from Chief Executive Officer Shirley Bloomfield in response to the Senate’s confirmation of David Redl  to serve as assistant secretary for Communications & Information at the Department of Commerce and administrator of the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA):

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For Immediate Release
Contact: Kelly Wismer, 703-351-2015, kwismer@ntca.org

Arlington, Va. (November 7, 2017)—The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) on November 6 named 13 NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association member companies as loan and grant recipients under a program providing more than $200 million in telecommunications infrastructure investments. The loans and grants will be used to build broadband infrastructure capable of serving hundreds of unserved and underserved rural communities.

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