NTCA Shirley Bloomfield talks with FCC Commissioners to offer support for USF draft order

On December 6, 2018, NTCA Chief Executive Officer, Shirley Bloomfield spoke with FCC Commissioner Michael O'Rielly, Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel and Commissioner Brendan Carr to express support for the draft order in respect to the universal service fund (USF).  

The order is listed by the FCC for a potential vote at its December open meeting.  NTCA mentioned the draft order as currently written would take substantial steps toward the fulfillment of statutory mandates with respect to predictability and promote the effectiveness of existing USF support 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 Compensation Regime, CC Docket No. 01-92