Federal Filings and Ex Parte

01.16.14 - Rural Associations file Comments in Rural Call Completion FNPRM, WC 13-39

Rural Call Completion , WC Docket No. 13-39, Report and Order and Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, 28 FCC Rcd. 16154 (2013) ( Order or FNPRM). On January 16, 2014, the National Exchange Carrier Association, Inc. (NECA), NTCA-The Rural Broadband Association (NTCA), the Eastern Rural Telecom Association (ERTA) and WTA-Advocates

01.09.14 - NTCA and RWA file Comments on CCA's Proposal to use PEAs, GN 12-268 and 13-185

Wireless Telecommunications Bureau Seeks Comment on a Proposal to License the 600 MHz Band Using “Partial Economic Areas,” GN Docket Nos. 12-268 and 13-185, Public Notice, DA 13-2351 (WTB, Dec. 11, 2013) (“ PEA Public Notice ”). On January 9, 2014, NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association (NTCA) and the Rural Wireless

01.08.14 - NTCA and RICA file PRA comments with OMB on special access data collection

Information Collection(s) Being Submitted for Review and Approval To The Office of Management and Budget (OMB), 78 Fed. Reg. 73861 (published Dec. 9, 2013). On January 8, 2014, NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association (NTCA) and the Rural Independent Competitive Alliance (RICA) filed comments with respect to the above referenced notice. 01.08.14

01.07.14 - Rural Associations file Opposition to NCTA's Application for Review, WC 10-90

National Cable and Telecommunications Association’s (NCTA) Application for Review, WC Docket No. 10-90 (fil. Dec. 23, 2013). On January 7, 2014, NTCA-The Rural Broadband Association (NTCA), the National Exchange Carrier Association, Inc. (NECA), the Eastern Rural Telecom Association (ERTA) and WTA-Advocates for Rural Broadband (WTA) (collectiveley, the "Rural Associations") filed

01.07.14 NTCA and WTA file Joint Comments in response to the FCC's Cost Model Notices, WC 10-90

Wireline Competition Bureau Announces Availability of Version 4.0 of the Connect America Fund Phase II Cost Model and Seeks Comment on Adopting Current Default Inputs in Final Version of Model, WC Docket No. 10-90, DA 13-2304 (rel. Dec. 2, 2013) (the “ Model Notice ”) ; Wireline Competition Bureau Seeks