Federal Filings and Ex Parte

12.28.17 NTCA Comments on NPRM to Change Spectrum Rules to Promote Investment in Network Deployment, GN 17-258

Promoting Investment in the 3550-3700 MHz Band , GN Docket No. 17-258, Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (Rel. Oct. 24, 2017) (“Notice”) On December 28, 2017, NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association filed Comments in the proceeding referenced above. 12.28.17 NTCA Comments on NPRM to Change Spectrum Rules to Promote Investment in Network

12.20.17 NTCA and WTA File a Joint Letter re Updated Proposal for Recoverable Expenses via High-Cost USF Support, WC 10-90

Connect America Fund , WC Docket No. 10-90 On December 20, 2017, NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association (“NTCA”), and WTA-Advocates for Rural Broadband (“WTA”), submitted a Joint Letter to be included in the public record in the above referenced proceeding wherein they updated their earlier proposal that had been submitted into

12.15.17 NTCA Comments on Extension of Reporting Requirements of FCC Form 480 re Rural Call Completion, WC 13-39

Information Collection Being Reviewed by the Federal Communications Commission, OMB 3060-1186, 82 FR 48079 (published Oct. 16, 2017). On December 15, 2017, NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association’s filed Comments in response to the Notice of Information Collection (“Notice”) identified above. 12.15.17 NTCA Comments on Extension of Reporting Requirements of FCC Form

12.13.17 NTCA telephone conversation with Suzanne Yelen, WCB, re high-cost USF support mechanisms, WC 10-90

Connect America Fund , WC Docket No. 10-90 On Wednesday, December 13, 2017, Michael Romano, Senior Vice President-Industry Affairs & Business Development, on behalf of NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association, spoke via telephone with Suzanne Yelen of the Wireline Competition Bureau regarding matters in the above-referenced proceeding. 12.13.17 NTCA telephone conversation

12.12.17 NTCA Reply to Comments on NTCA's Petition for Temporary Waiver of Certain Provisions of Lifeline Rules, WC 11-42, et al

NTCA Petition for Temporary Waiver, WC Docket No. 11-42 et al. (filed Oct. 20, 2017) ( NTCA Petition ) On December 12, 2017, NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association filed Reply Comments in the proceeding referenced above. 12.12.17 NTCA Reply to Comments on NTCA's Petition for Temporary Waiver of Certain Provisions of

12.06.17 NTCA Comments on Broadband Performance Measures Testing, WC 10-90

“Comment Sought on Performance Measures for Connect America High-Cost Universal Service Support Recipients," Public Notice DA 17-1085, Docket No. 10-90 (Nov. 6, 2017) (PN or 2017 PN) On December 6, 2017, NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association filed Comments in response to the Public Notice referenced below above. 12.06.17 NTCA Comments on

11.30.17 Rural Coalition Letter Addresses the Complexity of CAF Phase II Auction Procedure, WC 10-90

In re Connect America Fund , WC Docket 10-90 On November 30, 2017, the Rural Coalition met with Thomas Parisi, Michael Janson, Chelsea Fallon, and Alexander Minard of the Federal Communications Commission’s (“Commission”) Rural Broadband Auctions Task Force; and Martha Stancill and Margaret Wiener of the Wireless Telecommunications Bureau. In

12.01-04.17 NTCA FCC Meetings with Each of the Advisors re the Draft Order to Restore Internet Freedom, WC 17-108

Restoring Internet Freedom , WC Docket No. 17-108 On Friday, December 1, and Monday, December 4, 2017, Michael Romano, Senior Vice President-Industry Affairs & Business Development, on behalf of NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association (“NTCA”), met with each of the advisors to the FCC Commissioners. During these meetings, consistent with prior