NTCA Statement on Proposed House Democratic Infrastructure Package

For Immediate Release
Contact:  Carolyn Just, 703-351-2015, cjust@ntca.org 

Arlington, Va., (January 29, 2020)—NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association issued the following statement from Chief Executive Officer Shirley Bloomfield regarding the proposed House Democratic infrastructure package released on January 29.

“NTCA appreciates the attention paid in this infrastructure package to the need to address the digital divide. The promotion of robust and affordable broadband access in unserved and underserved communities, like many across rural America, is a shared national concern. NTCA members are eager to continue leading the charge in both deployment of networks and ongoing delivery of cutting-edge services in rural areas, and we look forward to working with Congress on this critical issue as this debate moves forward.”