Federal Filings and Ex Parte

03.21.14 FCC Ex Parte - NTCA CEO Bloomfield's letter to FCC Chairman Wheeler, 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

03.19.14 - 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

03.21.14 NTCA Comments on INS CEA service-based experiment, GN 13-5 and 12-353

Commission Seeks Comment on Proposal of Iowa Network Service, Inc. For Service-Based Technology Transitions Experiment , GN Docket Nos. 12-353, 13-5, Public Notice, DA 14-238 (rel. Feb. 21, 2014) (“Public Notice”). On March 21, 2014, NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association (NTCA) filed the attached comments with respect to the above referenced

03.20.14 FCC Ex Parte - CCA, NTCA, RWA and Blooston Rural Carriers file joint letter re revised PEA proposal, GN 12-268 and 13-185

GN Docket No. 12-268: Expanding the Economic and Innovation Opportunities of Spectrum Through Incentive Auctions; G N Docket No. 13-185: Amendment of the Commission’s Rules with Regard to Commercial Operations in the 16 95-1710 MHz, 1755-1780 MHz, and 2155-2180 MHz Bands The Competitive Carriers Association (“CCA”), NTCA – The Rural

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