News and Press

Rural Broadband Gets Boost with New CAF-II Announcements
08.27.2015

Today, CenturyLink, Consolidated and AT&T announced they would accept nearly $1 billion in annual Connect America Fund money over six years to deliver broadband to more than 2.3 million new rural locations.

CenturyLink, Consolidated, AT&T Commit

to Serve Over 2.3 Million New Locations

 

Background: Today, CenturyLink, Consolidated and AT&T announced they would accept nearly $1 billion in annual Connect America Fund money over six years to deliver broadband to more than 2.3 million new rural locations.

The following statement is from USTelecom Senior Vice President Jon Banks:

WTA Files Comments on Video Competition
Today, WTA filed comments with the FCC in response to the Media’ Bureau’s annual inquiry into the status of video competition. WTA reminded the FCC that in addition to the challenges of providing video services in high cost areas, they also have to deal with increased content costs, rising retransmission consent fees and “take it […]

Featured Member

Custer Telephone Cooperative

Custer Telephone Cooperative was established in 1953 and has grown from a local dial telephone system to a state-of-the-art telecommunications cooperative.

See All the Members

Welcome to Idaho Telecom Alliance

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.

Learn More