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About Rural Telecom
Rural Telecom is an award-winning quarterly magazine for small independent rural service providers to discover and share innovative strategies and insights on technology, business issues, management, marketing and customer service facing rural broadband today.
Established in 1981 by NTCA, the recently redesigned flagship publication is a valuable member benefit—providing unique information and relevant perspectives to service providers leading innovation in rural and small-town America.
How Wellness Works at Local Telcos
While “work-life balance” remains elusive for many people, NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association member companies are shining examples of how to incorporate employee health and happiness into a successful business plan. Learn what four member broadband providers are doing to promote wellness among their workers.
The Video Conundrum: To Offer or Not to Offer?
DIY Rural Economic Development
The small towns and regions that boast rural broadband companies have a distinct advantage when it comes to economic development: the broadband companies themselves. Not only are these providers capable of creating wired and wireless connections, they’re uniquely positioned to exercise a little do-it-yourself economic development by connecting people, resources and opportunities.
Solution providers share their insights on challenges telcos are facing from pushing your boundaries with partnerships to managed Wi-Fi services.
Write for Rural Telecom
Rural Telecom strives to deliver informative, creative and engaging content and perspectives on telecom technology and business matters such as marketing, legislation and management issues. We invite you to submit an article for an upcoming issue.
All accepted articles will be edited for style, spelling and grammar. Other changes may be made to clarify points, improve readability or conform to space limitations. A publication contract must be signed before the article goes through the production process.
Contact the Editor
Editor: Christian Hamaker
Statements of opinion and fact are the individual views of the authors and not necessarily the positions of its company, officers, directors, members or staff, and NTCA.
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