Today, WTA and the Idaho Telecom Alliance (ITA) filed comments in support of Silver Star Communications’ request to the FCC for a review and reversal of the Wireline Competition Bureau’s (WCB) refusal to correct road mile, road crossing and population … Continue reading “WTA and ITA File Comments in Support of Silver Star Communications”
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On June 17th, representatives from WTA, NTCA and NECA met with representatives from the FCC’s Wireline Competition Bureau and Enforcement Bureau to discuss several issues pertaining to rural call completion.… Continue reading “Rural Associations Discuss Call Completion with FCC”
Today, WTA, NECA, NTCA and ERTA responded to the FCC’s request for comment on two proposals intended to spur broadband investment in rural America: allowing RLECs to receive support for standalone broadband and to seek Connect America Fund (CAF) Phase … Continue reading “Rural Associations File Comments on Standalone Broadband”
On June 11th, NECA, WTA, NTCA and ERTA filed comments in response to oppositions to USTelecom’s petition for reconsideration and/or clarification of various reporting requirements contained in Section 54.313 of the FCC rules.… Continue reading “Rural Associations File Comments on Section 54.313 Reporting Requirements”
On June 11th, NECA, WTA, NTCA and ERTA filed joint reply comments with the FCC in the rural call completion proceeding. The associations state that “it is nothing less than suspicious – even galling – when, despite the extensive record … Continue reading “Rural Associations File Reply Comment on Call Completion”
Today, the Western Telecommunications Alliance announced that Noah Cherry will be joining its staff in Washington, DC. Mr. Cherry will assume the position of director of government affairs with a focus on video regulation, cyber-security and other issues of concern
On May 20th, NECA, WTA, NTCA and ERTA filed in opposition to a request by the National Association of Regulatory State Utility Consumer Advocates to extend the deadline for comments on the FCC’s call completion NPRM. The rural associations state … Continue reading “Rural Associations Oppose Extension of Call Completion Comment Period”
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