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USTelecom Statement: FCC Adopts Measures to Tackle Rural Call Completion Issues

Background: The FCC today adopted new measures to better tackle the problem of call completion and ensure that calls are completed to all Americans—particularly those in rural America.

The following statement can be attributed to USTelecom President and CEO Jonathan Spalter:

Statement on FCC Vote on Small Satellite Licensing Rules
April 17, 2018

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Today, Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross and Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information and NTIA Administrator David J. Redl issued the following statements on the Federal Communications Commission's vote approving a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to streamline the licensing process for small satellites:

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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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