Federal Filings and Ex Parte

03.19.14 - FCC Ex Parte - NTCA and Golden West Telecommunications meet with WCB's M. DelNero re IP, 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 the National Telecommunications Cooperative Association for a Rulemaking to Promote and Sustain the Ongoing TDM-to-IP Evolution, GN Docket No. 12-353; Technology

03.14.14 - FCC Ex Parte - NTCA telephone conversation with C. Mattey, WCB, re 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 the National Telecommunications Cooperative Association for a Rulemaking to Promote and Sustain the Ongoing TDM-to-IP Evolution, GN Docket No. 12-353; Technology

03.13.14 FCC Ex Parte - NTCA meeting with Chairman's office re process reform, WC 10-90 and 05-337

Connect America Fund , WC Docket No. 10-90; High-Cost Universal Service Support , WC Docket No. 05-337 On Tuesday, March 11, 2014, Mike Romano, Senior Vice President-Policy, on behalf of NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association (“NTCA”), met with Diane Cornell, Special Counsel to Chairman Tom Wheeler, and Daniel Alvarez, the Chairman’s

03.11.14 - FCC Ex Parte - Group proposes compromise for PEAs in 600 MHz incentive auctions, GN 12-268 and 13-185

G N Docket No. 12-268: Expanding the Economic and Innovation Opportunities of Spectrum Through Incentive Auctions and G N Docket No. 13-185: Amendment of the Commission’s Rules with Regard to Commercial Operations in the 1695-1710 MHz, 1755-1780 MHz, and 2155-2180 MHz Bands Recently, representatives from Competitive Carriers Association (“CCA”), NTCA

03.11.14 FCC Ex Parte - NTCA telephone conversation with WCB re rate floor, WC 10-90 and 05-337

Connect America Fund , WC Docket No. 10-90; High-Cost Universal Service Support , WC Docket No. 05-337 On Friday, March 7, 2014, Michael Romano, Senior Vice President-Policy, on behalf of NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association (“NTCA”), spoke via telephone with Rodger Woock, Suzanne Yelen, Alexander Minard, and Jay Schwartz of the

03.05.14 FCC ex parte - Associations submit further information to FCC re WC10-90 REDACTED

Connect America Fund , WC Docket No. 10-90 On Wednesday, March 5, 2014, NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association (“NTCA”), the National Exchange Carrier Association (“NECA”), the United States Telecom Association, and WTA-Advocates for Rural Broadband (collectively, the “Associations”) submitted additional information in response to further questions from the Federal Communications Commission

03.04.14 Rural Associations file Opposition to Petitions for Reconsideration of the Rural Call Completion Order, WC 13-39

Petitions for Reconsideration of Action in Rulemaking Proceeding , Public Notice, WC Docket No. 13-39, Report No. 2997 (FR Doc. 2014–03287) (rel. Feb. 14, 2014). On Tuesday, March 4, 2014, the National Exchange Carrier Association, Inc. (NECA), NTCA – The Rural Broadband Group, the Eastern Rural Telecom Association (ERTA), and

02.20-21.14 FCC Ex Parte - NTCA meets with Commissioners' Legal Advisors, 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 the National Telecommunications Cooperative Association for a Rulemaking to Promote and Sustain the Ongoing TDM-to-IP Evolution, GN Docket No. 12-353; Technology