On October 16, 2018, Shirley Bloomfield, Chief Executive Officer of NTCA-The Rural Broadband Association, together with Michael Romano, Senior Vice President, met with Chairman Ajit Pai and his special counsel Nirali Patel to discuss concerns regarding high-cost USF support. They encouraged the FCC to adopt and implement a straightforward set of reforms that support the already-existing USF mechanisms.
Connect America Fund, WC Docket No. 10-90; ETC Annual Reports and Certifications, WC Docket No. 14-58; Establishing Just and Reasonable Rates for Local Exchange Carriers, WC Docket No. 07-135; Developing a Unified Intercarrier Compensations Regime, CC Docket No. 01-92