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FCC’s Restoring Internet Freedom Plan Will Ensure Continued Protections for All



Background: Today, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai announced he has circulated a Report and Order on Restoring Internet Freedom which would reverse the agency’s 2015 decision to regulate broadband internet access service under Title II of the Communications Act.

The following statement is from USTelecom CEO Jonathan Spalter:

WTA Joins Industry in Proposing Solution to AT&T Access Stimulation Petition
On November 17, WTA joined other telecom industry associations and companies in sending a letter to the FCC recommending the FCC adopt rules to “require carriers that are engaged in access stimulation to bear financial responsibility for all terminating switched transport costs…and the tandem switch to which the terminating carrier requires inbound calls to be routed.” The […]

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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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