NTCA Discusses High-Cost USF Support with Commissioner O'Rielly

On October 18, Shirley Bloomfield, and Mike Romano met with Commissioner O'Rielly and his wireline advisor, Arielle Roth to discuss high-cost USF support.  NTCA encouraged the FCC to adopt and implement straightforward reforms to the already-existing USF mechanisms that will promote longer-term funding for universal service in rural areas. 

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 Compensation Regime, CC Docket No. 01-92