WTA Cancels its 2020 Fall Educational Forum out of the Safety Concerns for its Members and Staff

Over the past couple of weeks, WTA’s leadership has closely monitored the guidance issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), news reports, as well as information provided by the Idaho Health Department and other expert sources regarding … Continue reading “WTA Cancels its 2020 Fall Educational Forum out of the Safety Concerns for its Members and Staff”

WTA CANCELS ITS SPRING EDUCATIONAL FORUM OUT OF SAFETY FOR ITS ATTENDEES

Over the past couple of weeks, WTA’s leadership has closely monitored the guidance issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), news reports, as well as information provided by other expert sources regarding coronavirus (COVID-19).  WTA’s primary focus … Continue reading “WTA CANCELS ITS SPRING EDUCATIONAL FORUM OUT OF SAFETY FOR ITS ATTENDEES”

WTA Monitors COVID-19 Leading Up To Its Spring Educational Forum

March 6, 2020 – The severity of the illness or how many people will fall ill from COVID-19 (Coronavirus) is unknown at this time.  But please know that the WTA Board and staff takes its members’ health and safety very … Continue reading “WTA Monitors COVID-19 Leading Up To Its Spring Educational Forum”

Wireline Competition Bureau Provides Guidance Regarding ACAM Deployment Obligations

On July 12, the Wireline Competition Bureau (Bureau) released a Public Notice providing guidance and illustrative examples regarding calculation of final deployment obligations for those considering their 2nd ACAM offer. Among other things, the Bureau stated that if ACAM I … Continue reading “Wireline Competition Bureau Provides Guidance Regarding ACAM Deployment Obligations”

Partnership with UNITEL expands WTA Member Benefits

Ancillary Benefit Program:
Since September 2011, WTA members have been benefiting from the ancillary benefits program offered in partnership with UNITEL.  The program was developed with flexible plan design, competitive pricing, and enhancing employee benefits.  Member and associate member premium Continue reading “Partnership with UNITEL expands WTA Member Benefits”

WTA Announces Staff Promotions

WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 21, 2018) – WTA – Advocates for Rural Broadband is pleased to announce staff promotions in its Washington, DC office.

Derrick B. Owens has been promoted to Senior Vice President of Government & Industry Affairs. His responsibilities

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Verizon Schedules Rural Call Completion Workshop

As part of its consent decree in the rural call completion proceeding, Verizon is hosting two rural call completion workshops. The first will take place on Wednesday, April 22nd from 12:00pm to 5:00pm at the National Press Club in Washington, … Continue reading “Verizon Schedules Rural Call Completion Workshop”