NTCA Discusses Rural Digital Opportunity Fund and Mapping with Commissioner Starks Office

On July 19, 2019, Mike Romano, Senior VP of Industry Affairs met with Randy Clarke, Wireline Advisor to Commissioner Geoffrey Starks to discuss the Rural Digital Opportunity Fund ("RDOF") and Mapping issues.  NTCA expressed support for the establishment of rules for the RDOF auction but urged the Commission to include commentary that would foster discussion and promote efficiency by promoting investments in networks with capabilities that will outlast the initial term of support.   

Rural Digital Opportunity Fund, WC Docket No. 19-126; Connect America Fund, WC Docket No. 10-90; Establishing the Digital Opportunity Data Collection, WC Docket No. 19-195; Modernizing the FCC Form 477 Data Program, WC Docket No. 11-10