February 9, 2018
Background: Early this morning, the House of Representatives passed by voice vote S. 96, the Improving Rural Call Quality and Reliability Act of 2017. The bill now heads to the President for his signature.
The following statement is from Jonathan Spalter, president & CEO, USTelecom:
“Instances of dropped calls to rural areas have decreased over the years and this legislation is a commonsense step forward to help further ensure that rural calls are completed.”