WTA Comments on RUS Telecom Loan Program Rules

Today, WTA filed comments in response to RUS’ request for comment on its Final Rule implementing changes to its Telecom Loan Program. WTA supports RUS’ decision to increase the minimum broadband speed to 25/3 Mbps and expand refinancing authority. WTA recommended RUS take affirmative action in contacting incumbent providers if an application has been submitted to provide service in a particular area.