FCC Acknowledges Importance of Rural Voice

Reply Comment Extension Granted in T-Mobile Data Roaming Proceeding The FCC has granted the joint request filed by RWA, NTCA-the Rural Broadband Association and the Blooston Rural Carriers seeking an extension of the reply comment [...]

White House to Consider Investment in Rural Telecommunications Infrastructure

The White House has announced a new initiative, called “Made In Rural America,” that is intended to “help rural businesses and leaders take advantage of new investment opportunities and access new customers and markets abroad.” [...]

February 13th, 2014|Categories: Blog, Executive Action|Tags: |

President Obama establishes White House Rural Council

President Obama signed an Order today establishing the White House Rural Council. The Council's mission is, among other items, to "coordinate and increase the effectiveness of Federal engagement with rural stakeholders, including...telecommunications services providers." The [...]

June 9th, 2011|Categories: Executive Action|Tags: , |