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Date: 05.11.2018
    Council to Secure the Digital Economy Announces 2018 Priorities A Global Initiative to Combat Cyber Threats to the Internet Ecosystem      Washington, DC – In advance of the delivery of the United States’ cybersecurity botnet Report to the President on May 11, the Council to Secure...
Date: 04.25.2018
Tell us about Smithville Communications  Smithville Communications began nearly a century ago as Monroe County Telephone Company. The company provided phone services connecting the limestone quarries after an Indiana Bell engineer identified connectivity as critical to maintaining a safe working environment. In 1923, the Draper family bought...
Date: 03.23.2018
Background: Today the FCC released an order that makes fixes to the Universal Service Fund support programs for small, community-based rural providers. The following statement is attributed to USTelecom President and CEO Jonathan Spalter: “This is another significant and meaningful step toward closing the rural broadband gap and...
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Date: 03.22.2018
WASHINGTON, DC— USTelecom President and CEO Jonathan Spalter announced today new additions to the association’s Law & Policy and Government Affairs teams. Attorney Mike Saperstein will join the association April 9 as Vice President, Law and Policy. Saperstein previously served as Vice President, Federal Regulatory at...
Date: 03.20.2018
USTelecom this month released its “2018 Industry Metrics and Trends,” an analysis of the most recent public and private data, and offering a fresh look at the state of broadband in the United States. The data—which covers the transition from legacy voice to mobile and IP networks; broadband investment, deployment, adoption,...
Date: 03.15.2018
Background: USTelecom Today Filed With the Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in support of the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”) Restoring Internet Freedom Order. The following statement is from USTelecom CEO Jonathan Spalter: “Today we filed to intervene in the Court’s review of the Restoring Internet...
Date: 03.06.2018
Background: The House  of Representatives is expected to pass bipartisan, bicameral legislation – RAY BAUM’S Act (H.R. 4986) – reauthorizing the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and spurring the deployment of next-generation networks. The following statement is attributed to USTelecom President and CEO Jonathan...
Date: 02.23.2018
    Leading global and U.S. information and communications technology companies join forces to combat cyber threats Washington, DC – Leaders from the world’s leading internet and communications technology companies joined with USTelecom and the Information Technology Industry Council (ITI) today to announce the...
Date: 02.14.2018
House E&C Committee Moves to Reauthorize FCC   Background: The House E&C committee today advanced Ray Baum’s Act of 2018, legislation that reauthorizes the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). The Bill now moves to the full House for consideration. The following statement is attributed to USTelecom President and...
Date: 02.09.2018
The following statement is from Jonathan Spalter, president & CEO, USTelecom: “Ray Baum’s lifelong dedication to public service – in Washington D.C. and in Oregon – truly has made a lasting difference for all Americans.  Throughout his life, he has worked so hard and with such conviction to make the lives of our...

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