On February 5, 2019, NTCA members and staff met with Chairman Ajit Pai during the NTCA RTIME conference in New Orleans, Louisiana. NTCA expressed appreciation to the Chairman and staff at the Federal Communications Commission for the order with respect to high-cost universal service. NTCA members discussed their intent to deploy additional broadband in 2019 to benefit rural consumers based upon the greater predictability provided by the order.
Connect America Fund, WC Docket No. 10-90; Accelerating Wireless Broadband Deployment by Removing Barriers to Infrastructure Investment, WT Docket No. 17-79; Accelerating Wireline Broadband Deployment by Removing Barriers to Infrastructure Investment, WC Docket No. 17-84