On January 25, WTA joined other organizations within the broadband industry in sending a letter to the Chairmen and Ranking Members of the Congressional tax policy-writing committees in support of legislation exempting broadband grants from taxation.
Today, WTA joined other industry trade associations in submitting a Letter for the Record for the Energy and Commerce Communications and Technology Subcommittee (Subcommittee) hearing “Safeguarding Americans’ Communications: Strengthening Cybersecurity in a Digital Era.
In part, the letter stated:
WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 10, 2024) – WTA – Advocates for Rural Broadband is pleased to see the introduction of bipartisan legislation in both the Senate and the House of Representatives to fund the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) through the end … Continue reading “WTA Applauds Introduction of Legislation to Extend ACP Funding”
Today, WTA joined other industry trade associations in sending a letter to Senate leadership in support of the President’s request for $3.1 billion for the Secure and Trusted Communications Networks Reimbursement Program. The letter urges Congress to include this funding … Continue reading “WTA Joins Industry in Sending Letter to Senate Leaders on Rip and Replace Funding”
Today, WTA responded to an inquiry from the Senate USF Working Group on the future of the Universal Service Fund. The construction, operation, maintenance, and upgrade of rural communications networks requires a predictable and sufficient USF. Without USF and the … Continue reading “WTA Responds to Senate USF Working Group”
Today, John Stuart, President and CEO of MTE Communications in Midvale, ID and WTA Board Member testified at a hearing held by the House Natural Resources Committee’s Subcommittee on Federal Lands in favor of H.R. 4141, legislation to exempt broadband … Continue reading “WTA Board Member, John Stuart, Provides Congressional Testimony on Broadband Permitting Reform”
WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 28, 2023) – Today, Senators Amy Klobuchar and John Thune (R-SD), along with their colleagues in the House of Representatives led by Rep. Joe Neguse (D-CO), introduced legislation that requires the Federal Communications Commission to, after submitting … Continue reading “WTA Applauds the Introduction of the Bipartisan Reforming Broadband Connectivity Act”
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