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Oct 5, 2021
Teresa Ferguson, an executive with 30 years of experience dealing with broadband policy, joins NRTC as senior director, Broadband and Infrastructure Funding. Building rural broadband networks to unserved and underserved areas has become an important government objective in the wake of the COVID-19 p...
Sep 29, 2021
Herndon, Va., (September 29, 2021)—CyberShare: The Small Broadband Provider ISAC, operated by NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association, today announced Breached!, a free, industry-wide virtual wargame. Sponsored by NRTC and several organizations representing small broadband providers, the online eve...
Sep 15, 2021
Project will Deliver High-Speed Internet To Northeast Kingdom Residents and Businesses Northeast Kingdom, Vermont ⎯ A major step toward bringing fast internet to all addresses connected to the electrical grid in the region was accomplished during the NEK Broadband board meeting on September ...

Events

Dec 7, 2021
December 7, 2021, 2 p.m., Eastern Register here. Audience: All Broadband Providers Presenters: Teresa Ferguson, Alana Pilkington, Steve Pastorkovich Description: (NRTC Guest Presention for WTA Members) We're experiencing an unprecedented surge in funding opportunities to build and enhance rural ...
Dec 9, 2021
Thursday, December 9, 2021 at 11 a.m. Eastern Time Register here Audience: All NRTC Members - In an environment where cyberattacks continue to grow in frequency and sophistication, it is no longer a question of if, but when your organization will become a victim. NRTC is co-sponsoring this NT...
Dec 9, 2021
December 9, 2021, 1 p.m., Eastern Register here. Audience: All NRTC Members- The 2020-2022 period constitutes one of the largest ever for the outlay of federal funds to support broadband infrastructure deployment and adoption programs (e.g., devices, cost of service, hotspots, etc.). While th...

Blog

Dec 6, 2021
by Randy Sukow
A reminder to all NRTC members: There’s still time to register for “Funding Landscape: Now and Expected,” an NRTC webinar set to begin at 1 p.m. Eastern time this Thursday, Dec. 9. It will be a chance to get the latest information on broadband funding opportunities from experts at NRTC, NTCA -...
Dec 3, 2021
by Randy Sukow
Crews working on Dixie Electric Power Association’s DE Fastlink fiber project in Mississippi can be proud this week. They’ve just passed 1,000 miles of fiber cable installed in 2021. Dixie is using project management from NRTC Broadband Solutions. The various partners in the project have moved w...
Dec 1, 2021
by Randy Sukow
Rural telephone companies, trade organizations and a long list related government and industry organizations declared this week that the FCC’s Universal Service Fund (USF) contribution system is out of date and needs immediate reform. The readiest solution, they say, is to expand the list of contr...
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