Save the Date for the Largest Industry Event

February 3-6, 2019 | New Orleans

Save the date for the next NTCA 2019 Rural Telecom Industry Meeting & EXPO (RTIME 2019), February 3-6, 2019 in New Orleans, a city known as the "big easy" for it's vibrant live music scene and spicy spirit.  The greatest innovations and technological advancements never happen without stepping outside of the box and imagination.  Tap into New Orleans energy and connect with with industry brilliance from speakers to peers.

RITME is rooted as rural America’s largest annual telecommunications industry event that delivers a universal education on policy, technology, healthcare, agriculture, community growth and advocacy. 


Get Direct Access to Buyers

Expo at RTIME

The EXPO at RTIME attracts key decision-makers from the rural telecommunications sector, including CEOs/general managers and owners from more than 850 independent, community-based telecommunications companies. These telco leaders look to NTCA to provide them with the resources they need to grow and maintain their advanced telecommunications networks. NTCA member companies are actively migrating their telecom networks to next-generation networks that can provide broadband and advanced IP services.

Booths On Sale Now

Services offered by member companies include:

  • ISP
  • Mobile and fixed wireless
  • IPTV/Telco TV
  • Broadband access
  • Advanced technologies deployed include: IP/ATM, xDSL, Wi-Fi, CDMA, GSM, FTTx and Ethernet


More Information

If you are interested in exhibiting, presenting, sponsorship  or advertising opportunities, contact Michele Coleman.

Things To Do in New Orleans

New Orleans' infectious spirit is sure to invigorate, captivate and motivate you to explore its rich history, art, music, culture and cuisine. Here is where to start making decisions.

A prime destination for celebrations festivals and Mardis Gras, Bourbon Street is in the heart of the French Quarter and is rich with historic venues, social tales and iconic buildings.  Hear great music from jazz , brass , soul and more all over the Big Easy, every night of the week. Do what the locals do and find some time to  relax and recharge from sporty to zen.

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Past Program

Each year, we're looking for ways to renovate and re imagine our programming to fit today's growing trends and put what's important to you at the forefront. Check out our past year's program and save the date for an equally if not more captivating program in the upcoming year.

2018 Program

Thank You to Our 2018 Sponsors


Contributing Sponsors

Communications Data Group (CDG)
Herman & Whiteaker, LLC
Interstate Telcom Consulting Inc. (ITCI)
Jackson Thornton
Mid America Computer Corp. (MACC)
Mid-State Consultants
Monte R Lee & Co.
Moss Adams
Olsen Thielen & Co. Ltd


Media Sponsors


Future Event Dates

Rural Telecom Industry Meeting + EXPO (RTIME)

February 16-19, 2020  —  Phoenix Convention Center  |  Phoenix, AZ
February 20-25, 2021  —  Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort | Lake Buena Vista, FL
February 13-16, 2022  —  Sheraton Dallas Hotel | Dallas, TX
February 19-22, 2023   —  Manchester Grand Hyatt | San Diego, CA
February 11-14, 2024   —  Convention Center  |  Tampa, FL