HELENA, MT – (September 12, 2023) – WTA – Advocates for Rural Broadband is pleased to announce the election of its new officers for the coming two years: Pat McElroy, CEO/GM, Northeast Nebraska Telephone Co. (NE) as President; Matt … Continue reading “WTA Elects New President, Officers, and Directors”
WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 7, 2023) – WTA – Advocates for Rural Broadband congratulates Anna Gomez on her Senate confirmation to serve as a commissioner at the Federal Communications Commission.
“We’re pleased to see the Senate act earlier today on President
The principal issue at stake, as WTA previously argued in its … Continue reading “WTA Responds to Coalition of RDOF Winners”
On August 24, representatives from WTA met with staff from FCC Chairwoman Rosenworcel’s office to urge the FCC to treat ReConnect grants as complimentary to E-ACAM support. Thus, locations that are being served by ReConnect grant/loan combinations would be eligible … Continue reading “WTA Discusses E-ACAM Order with FCC”
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”
On August 17, representatives from WTA met with staff from the FCC’s Wireline Competition Bureau to discuss several topics related to the Enhanced ACAM (E-ACAM) Order approved in July.
WTA believes that RUS ReConnect grants should be deemed to be
Today, WTA sent a letter to the FCC reiterating its support for the Petition for Expedited Rulemaking filed by the Alaska Telecom Association in January 2023.
WTA urges the Commission to move forward expeditiously to consider and adopt an updated
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