Advocates for Rural Broadband
WTA is a member-driven association strengthening the ability of its members to provide affordable, advanced broadband and communications services in rural America through advocacy and education.
WTA unites the rural telecommunications industry to advocate the interests of its member companies and their customers on Capitol Hill and before regulatory agencies in Washington, D.C.
WTA is truly a member-led, member-driven association focused on the issues that matter most to its membership. WTA and its staff are committed to strengthening the ability of the members to provide affordable, advanced broadband and communications services. WTA exists to make sure that its members’ voices are heard so that they can meet their customers’ current and future telecommunications and broadband needs.
WTA advocates across a number of areas including privacy and data security, educational funds, small rural video partners, and more.
WTA works directly with members, policymakers and industry partners to proactively represent rural telecommunications providers in federal legislative and regulatory proceedings.
WTA hosts a number of events, from educational forums, virtual meetings and webinars. Check out our Industry Calendar to view all events.
September 10 – 14, 2023
Coeur d’ Alene, ID | Coeur d’ Alene Resort
April 14 – 17, 2024
San Antonio, TX | Westin San Antonio Riverwalk