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Transforming Rural America

Follow NTCA members as they deliver high-quality communications services in the most sparsely populated, highest-cost rural areas of the country, and help to build unique, successful rural communities.



RTIME 2018: Day 1 Recap

Austin, TX – Day 1 of the NTCA 2018 Rural Telecom Industry Meeting & Expo (RTIME 2018) concluded with a huge wave of industry leaders. With almost 2,000 registered attendees, the flow of information sharing and networking was in full abundance. The morning kicked off with the first set of concurrent sessions and ended in an impressive industry gathering at the Welcome Reception.

Putting a Face on the Numbers

A 2001 article in Economic Review, the journal of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, reported a series of population trends that affect rural representation in Washington: 1990 was the first time that more than 50 percent of Americans lived in metro areas with populations greater than 1,000,000