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August, 2018

08.06.2018

On the day when comments are due to be filed with the FCC, we should take a moment to sift through the opposition to USTelecom’s request for forbearance, on behalf of broadband providers and their customers across the country, from monopoly-era obligations that still apply only to a handful of competitors in a thriving communications marketplace; a marketplace that the Commission has repeatedly declared to be open and competitive.

08.06.2018

Late Friday, the FCC released its order modernizing various rules governing pole attachments. The FCC’s order addresses a range of issues, including one-touch make ready and timelines associated with pole attachment processes. Most significant to many of our members is the FCC’s adoption of fundamental changes to the agency’s rate structure governing incumbent local exchange company (ILEC) pole attachments.

08.14.2018

The following remarks were delivered by Jonathan Spalter, President and CEO, USTelecom before the Moss Adams Telecommunications Management Conference on August 14, 2018.

08.22.2018

USTelecom CEO Jonathan Spalter recently represented Members at the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) National Cybersecurity Summit 

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08.28.2018

 

The following remarks were delivered by Jonathan Spalter, President and CEO, USTelecom before the Montana Telecommunications Association Annual Meetingon August 28, 2018.