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November, 2018


Whether or not Congress flips blue or remains red after the election, there is a purple issue the next Congress must immediately tackle. It is bipartisan, affects America’s global leadership, and is a priority for every consumer who uses the internet: digital privacy.


Today, USTelecom responded to the National Telecommunications and Information Administration’s (NTIA) request for input on a national consumer privacy framework that protects consumers, prosperity and innovation.

We’re happy to add our voice to the digital privacy efforts happening across the Administration, the FTC, and in Congress.


The GVTC team talks about how the Texas broadband provider has evolved, the successes and challenges to serving rural areas, and a longstanding commitment to their employees and their communities.  


Recent years’ Black Friday sales have produced viral videos of rowdy crowds pushing and shoving their way into stores, eager to do anything for a great deal. 

But not this year. While over 165 millionAmericans shopped either online or in stores between Black Friday and Cyber Monday, more shoppers are saying “no thanks” to the chaos of brick-and-mortar shopping and opting to make their first holiday purchases online. 


U.S. broadband providers continue to deploy and upgrade networks to bring American consumers ever-faster service and more competitive choice, according to a new USTelecom and CensusNBM analysis of Federal Communications Commission (FCC) data reflecting broadband deployment as of mid-year 2017.


The Council to Secure the Digital Economy, which USTelecom coordinates with the Information Technology Industry Council (ITI), partnered with the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) to develop the 2018 International Anti-Botnet Guide.