Press Releases


Today, the House of Representatives approved legislation to extend the expiring provisions of (HR 4572), the Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act (STELA).
Today, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 3086, a bill to amend the Internet Tax Freedom Act (ITFA) to make permanent the ban on state and local taxation of Internet access.
Today, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 4718, a bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify and make permanent bonus depreciation sponsored by Rep. Pat Tiberi (R-OH).
Background: Yesterday, Rep. Bob Latta (R-OH) introduced a bill that would limit the Federal Communications Commission’s authority to regulate broadband under Title II of the Communications Act.
Today, the Federal Communications Commission voted on a proposed rulemaking that raises the question of regulating broadband Internet access under Title II common carrier rules.
Today, the Federal Communications Commission adopted an order that will remove a major cause of uncertainty to the universal service program that provides support for the small, rural companies delivering broadband in high-cost rural areas.
Today, the House Commerce Committee held a hearing to examine the issues involved in shifting key Internet domain name functions into global multi-stakeholder model.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – USTelecom announced today the addition of a new member to its government affairs department. Meagan Foster, a Director of Government Affairs at NTCA-The Rural Broadband Association, will become a Vice President for Government Affairs on April 7.
USTelecom sent a multi-association letter today urging House and Senate leaders to renew bonus depreciation for 2014, an effort that will provide “an immediate incentive for businesses to make additional capital investments, thereby boosting the U.S. economy and job creation.”