Federal Filings and Ex Parte

NTCA Discusses Rural Call Completion with staff from Commissioner O'Reilly and Commissioner Starks' Office

On March 7, 2019, Jill Canfield, NTCA Vice President of Legal, met with staff from Commissioner O'Reilly's office and Commissioner Starks' office to discuss Rural Call Completion. NTCA expressed concerns that the Draft Order lacks the specificity to ensure that all providers in a call path understand and comply with their obligations. NTCA would like to see more flexible methods for providers to manage call routing while helping to ensure calls would be completed to rural customers.

NTCA Discusses Spectrum Issues and T-Mobile Merger with staff from Chairman Pai and Commissioner Starks Office

On March 6, 2019, Jill Canfield, NTCA Vice President of Legal, met with Rachel Bender from Chairman Pai's office and William Davenport from Commissioner Starks' office to discuss the 2.5GHz and 3.7GHz spectrum auctions and to reiterated NTCA's opposition to the Sprint-T-Mobile merger.

NTCA Discusses Rural Call Completion with staff from Chairman Pai and Commissioner Rosenworcel's Office

On February 28, 2019 NTCA met with the FCC to discuss Rural Call Completion issues and expressed concerns that the Draft Order lacks the specificity to ensure that all providers in a call path understand and comply with their obligations. NTCA would like to see more flexible methods for providers to manage call routing while helping to ensure that calls would be completed to rural customers.

NTCA Discusses Performance Testing, Intercarrier Compensation and Rate Floor Issues with staff from Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel's Office

On February 21, 2019, Mike Romano, NTCA Vice President of Industry Affairs met with Travis Litman, Chief of Staff and Senior Legal Advisor, Wireline and Public Safety, for Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel. NTCA discussed various policy initiatives including Network Performance Testing, Intercarrier Compensation and Rate Floor issues.