NTCA is the source for the latest information on the rural telecommunications industry. For more information about NTCA, view our fact sheet. Stay up to date with NTCA's Exchange Blog.

For media inquiries, speaking opportunities and interview sources, please contact Kelly Wismer, Public Relations Manager, 703-351-2015.

Latest News

For Immediate Release
Contact: Kelly Wismer, 703-351-2015,

Arlington, Va., (October 24, 2017)—Members of NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association will gather in Washington, D.C., this week to participate in the association’s Telecom Executive Policy Summit, during which several industry leaders will address conference participants.

Congressman David Young (R–Iowa) will serve as the event’s keynote speaker, and officials from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will also be featured to share ideas and provide an outlook on their agency’s priorities in the coming year.



Arlington, Va. (October 19, 2017)Sens. Jerry Moran (R-KS), Pat Roberts (R-KS) and Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) are circulating a letter to their fellow senators that encourages the FCC to address the Universal Service Fund budget shortfalls.

NTCA is asking members to contact their senators to ask them to cosign the letter. The deadline to sign the letter is close of business Tuesday, October 24, so please contact them ASAP!



For Immediate Release
Contact: Kelly Wismer, 703-351-20

Arlington, Va. (October 11, 2017)—NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association issued the following statement from Chief Executive Officer Shirley Bloomfield in response to the action taken by the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology today to reauthorize the FCC, which included language to address the ongoing rural call completion epidemic: