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USTelecom Welcomes FCC Proposals to Streamline Legacy Rules
06.24.2016

Yesterday, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler proposed new actions to remove outdated legacy obligations on traditional phone providers.

Background: Yesterday, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler proposed new actions to remove outdated legacy obligations on traditional phone providers.

The following statement is from USTelecom President Walter McCormick:

Rural Associations Seek Reconsideration of Certain Changes to the Lifeline Program
Today, WTA and NTCA filed a joint petition for reconsideration and/or clarification of certain aspects of the reforms adopted in the FCC’s Report and Order expanding the Lifeline program to include support for broadband service. The Rural Associations seek reconsideration of the minimum service standards for broadband adopted in the program to ensure that all rural consumers […]

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The Idaho Telecom Alliance's mission is to support the advancement of its members, to collectively share ideas and to promote services to rural telecom subscribers throughout Idaho.

The Idaho Telecom Alliance (ITA), formerly the Idaho Telephone Association, was formed in 1984 as the voice of rural telephone providers throughout the state of Idaho.  In 2008, the Idaho Telephone Association changed its name to the Idaho Telecom Alliance to reflect not only the advances in the telecommunications industry but also the spirit of teamwork and collaboration that exists between the members.  The ITA is the leading advocacy group for independent telecommunications companies in Idaho.

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