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04/21/2017 Notice of Recruitment of Firstnet Board Members
Date: 
April 21, 2017
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NTIA issues this Notice on behalf of the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) to initiate the annual process to seek expressions of interest from individuals who would like to serve on the FirstNet Board. NTIA issues this Notice to obtain expressions of interest in being selected by the Secretary to the FirstNet Board. Expressions of interest must be postmarked or electronically transmitted on or before May 22, 2017.

FCC Takes a Step Toward Speeding Broadband Deployment
04.20.2017

FCC takes steps to make it faster for broadband providers to speed deployment of new infrastructure.

Background: The Federal Communications Commission today approved a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking and Notice of Inquiry into steps it can take to speed deployment of next-generation networks by removing barriers to investment, accelerating the transition from old copper networks to IP networks and reducing unnecessary FCC regulations.

This statement is attributable to USTelecom CEO Jonathan Spalter:

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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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