Federal Filings and Ex Parte

12.19.16 NTCA Response to NASUCA Petition for Reconsideration, PS 14-174, GN 13-5, WC 05-25

Ensuring Customer Premises Backup Power for Continuity of Communications (Docket No. 14-174); Technology Transitions (Docket No. 13-5); Policies and Rules Governing Retirement of Copper Loops by Incumbent Local Exchange Carriers (RN-11358); Special Access for Price Cap Local Exchange Carriers (Docket No. 05-25); AT&T Corporation Petition for Rulemaking to Reform Regulation

12.19.16 NTCA conversations with legal advisors and WCB staff re USF reform, WC 10-90

Connect America Fund , WC Docket No. 10-90 On Monday, December 19, 2016, Michael R. Romano, Senior Vice President-Industry Affairs & Business Development, on behalf of NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association (“NTCA”), met in person with Claude Aiken, legal advisor to Commissioner Mignon Clyburn, and Travis Litman, legal advisor to Commissioner

12.13.16 Joint Association Letter to FCC re: Enhanced Transparency, GN 14-28

G N Docket No. 14-28: Protecting and Promoting the Open Internet The exemption relieving small broadband internet access service (“broadband”) providers from the enhanced transparency rules established by the 2015 Open Internet Order will expire on December 15, 2016. With days remaining, ACA, CCA, NTCA and WISPA, who represent the

12.08.16 NTCA telephone conversations with Commissioners' legal advisors, WC 10-90

Connect America Fund , WC Docket No. 10-90 On Thursday, December 8, 2016, Michael Romano, Senior Vice President-Industry Affairs & Business Development, on behalf of NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association (“NTCA”), held separate telephone conversations with Amy Bender, legal advisor to Commissioner Michael O’Rielly, and Nicholas Degani, legal advisor to Ajit

12.07.16 Meeting of Sacred Wind Communications with Commissioners' legal advisors, WC 10-90

WC Docket No. 10-90, Connect America Fund On Wednesday, December 7, 2016, John Badal, CEO of Sacred Wind Communications, Inc. together with Jill Canfield from NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association separately met with Nicholas Degani from Commissioner Pai’s office, Robin Colwell from Commissioner O’Rielly’s office and Travis Litman from Commissioner Rosenworcel’s

12.5-6.16 NTCA telephone conversations with legal advisors re USF reform, WC 10-90

Connect America Fund , WC Docket No. 10-90 On Monday, December 5, 2016, Michael R. Romano, Senior Vice President-Industry Affairs & Business Development, on behalf of NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association, held separate telephone conversations with Nicholas Degani, legal advisor to Commissioner Ajit Pai, and Claude Aiken, legal advisor to Commissioner

12.05.16 NTCA Reply Comments to Microsoft and Boulder Valley School District Petition for Waiver, WC 13-184 et al

Wireline Competition Bureau Seeks Comment on Petitions Regarding Off-Campus Use of Existing E-rate Supported Connectivity, CC Docket No. 02-6, WC Docket Nos. 10-90 and 13-184, Public Notice, DA 16-1051 (rel. Sep. 19, 2016) (“Public Notice”) On December 5, 2016, NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association filed Reply Comments in response to the