Federal Filings and Ex Parte

07.07.14 FCC Ex Parte - Follow-up letter to E-Rate Program meetings with FCC staff, WC 13-184

WC Docket No. 13-184, Modernizing the E-rate Program for Schools and Libraries On July 7, 2014, NTCA submitted a follow-up letter to the FCC regarding a meeting held on Friday, June 27, 2014 in which Mike Romano, Senior Vice President-Policy and Brian Ford, on behalf of NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association

07.07.14 NTCA, NECA, ITTA, ERTA, WTA, Frontier and Windstream file Emergency Petition, WC 10-90 et al

Connect America Fund, WC Docket No. 10-90, A National Broadband Plan for Our Future, GN Docket No. 09-51, Establishing Just and Reasonable Rates for Local Exchange Carriers, WC Docket No. 07-135, High-Cost Universal Service Support, WC Docket No. 05-337, Developing a Unified Intercarrier Compensation Regime, CC Docket No. 01-92, Federal-State

06.27.14 FCC Ex Parte - NTCA meets with FCC staff re E-Rate Program, WC 13-184

Modernizing the E-rate Program for Schools and Libraries, WC Docket No. 13-184 On Friday, June 27, 2014, Mike Romano, Senior Vice President-Policy, on behalf of NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association (“NTCA”), together with Brian Ford of NTCA, met with Jonathan Chambers, Chief of the Office of Strategic Planning and Policy Analysis,

06.30.14 FCC Ex Parte - NTCA telephone conversation with P. Argeris re E-Rate Program, WC 13-184

Modernizing the E-rate Program for Schools and Libraries, WC Docket No. 13-184 On Monday, June 30, 2014, Mike Romano, Senior Vice President-Policy, on behalf of NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association (“NTCA”), spoke by telephone with Priscilla Argeris, Legal Advisor to Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel. The Universal Service Schools and Libraries Program (“E-Rate”)

06.27.14 FCC Ex Parte - NTCA and NRECA meeting with FCC staff re rural broadband experiments, WC 10-90

Connect America Fund , WC Docket No. 10-90 On Friday, June 27, 2014, Mike Romano, Senior Vice President-Policy, on behalf of NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association (“NTCA”) and Martha Duggan on behalf of the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (“NRECA”) met with Jonathan Chambers, Chief of the Office of Strategic Planning

06.26.14 NTCA Comments on FNPRM re rules related to retransmission consent, MB 10-71

Amendment of the Commission’s Rules Related to Retransmission Consent, Report and Order and Further Notice of Proposed Rule Making, FCC 14-29 (rel. Mar. 31, 2014) (“Exclusivity FNPRM”). On June 26, 2014, NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association (NTCA) filed comments with respect to the above referenced proceeding. 06.26.14 NTCA Comments on FNPRM

06.27.14 FCC Ex Parte - NTCA meeting with N. Degani re E-Rate Program, WC 13-184

Modernizing the E-rate Program for Schools and Libraries, WC Docket No. 13-184 On Friday, June 27, 2014, Mike Romano, Senior Vice President-Policy, on behalf of NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association (“NTCA”), met with Nicholas Degani, Legal Advisor to Commissioner Ajit Pai. The Universal Service Schools and Libraries Program (“E-Rate”) was discussed.

06.24.14 - FCC Ex Parte meeting with M. DelNero at NTCA summer meeting, WC 10-90 et al

Connect America Fund , WC Docket No. 10-90; High-Cost Universal Service Support , WC Docket No. 05-337; AT&T Petition to Launch a Proceeding Concerning the TDM-to-IP Transition; Petition of NTCA for a Rulemaking to Promote and Sustain the Ongoing TDM-to-IP Evolution, GN Docket No. 12-353; Technology Transitions Policy Task Force

06.23.14 NTCA Reply Comments on Competitive Bidding Prodedures for Auction 97, AU 14-78

AUCTION OF ADVANCED WIRELESS SERVICES LICENSES SCHEDULED FOR NOVEMBER 13, 2014, COMMENT SOUGHT ON COMPETITIVE BIDDING PROCEDURES FOR AUCTION 97, AU Docket No. 14-78, Public Notice, DA 14-669 (rel. May 19, 2014) (“Public Notice”). On June 23, 2014, NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association (NTCA) filed reply comments with respect to the