Rural America is a great place to work, learn, live and play.

NTCA members deliver high-quality communications services in the most sparsely populated, highest-cost rural areas of the country. These companies are innovating to stay ahead of the technology curve and are helping to build unique, successful rural communities using broadband as a critical tool. Follow their stories of innovation to learn why rural America is a great place to work, learn, live and play.

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NTCA is the source for information on the rural telecommunications industry  

Broadband Beat

Get the latest thoughts and perspectives from NTCA CEO Shirley Bloomfield


For those seeking advocacy, business management or industry information



Innovation in Action

We want to hear from you. Your stories of innovation, the work you do for your community and more. 


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#ruraliscool Newsletter

Subscribe to the NTCA #ruraliscool newsletter.  Every Thursday in your email inbox you'll get the pulse on the latest regulatory news and NTCA initiatives, as well as rural broadband stories of innovation, social buzz and quotes from industry movers and shakers.


PR Resources

NTCA members can use the resources on this page to communicate with your customers and community. You'll find content you can use on your social media channels, put in newsletters and share with local media outlets.


Smart Rural Community

Smart Rural Community (SRC) comprises programming relating to and promoting rural broadband networks and their broadband-enabled applications that communities can leverage to foster innovative economic development, education, health care, government services, public safety and other vital public functions.