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WTA Applauds Senate Committee Approval of Improving Rural Call Quality and Reliability Act
WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 24, 2017) – WTA – Advocates for Rural Broadband applauds the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation for approving S. 96, the Improving Rural Call Quality and Reliability Act introduced by Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), John Thune (R-SD) and John Tester (D-MT). The bipartisan bill will help ensure that telephone calls […]
USTelecom Welcomes Appointment of Ajit Pai to FCC Chairman

USTelecom congratulates Ajit Pai for being appointed chairman of the Federal Communications Commission.

Background: Today the White House indicated that President Trump has appointed Ajit Pai as chairman of the Federal Communications Commission.

The following statement is from USTelecom President & CEO Jonathan Spalter:

“Ajit Pai is an exceptional choice to head the Federal Communications Commission. He’s a thoughtful, forward-looking and energetic leader who has never forgotten his roots in rural Kansas, and the need to deliver high-speed broadband access to all parts of our country. 


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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.

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