Rural Telecommunications Congress Elects New Slate of Officers: Drew Clark as Incoming President; Jane Smith Patterson as Immediate Past President
Press Releases, Rural Utilities Service, Universal Service
April 16th, 2015
AUSTIN, April 16, 2015 – The board of the directors of the Rural Telecommunications Congress voted here on Wednesday to elect a new slate of officers to lead the organization, building upon its work over the last several years.
At its annual meeting held jointly with the Broadband Communities Summit here, the Rural Telecommunications Congress unanimously approved as new officers:
- Drew Clark, President
- Jason Whittet, Vice President
- Frank Odasz, Secretary
- Eric Ogle, Treasurer
- Jane Smith Patterson, Immediate Past President
“It is a humbling experience to be entrusted with the leadership of an organization with the history and institutional knowledge of the Rural Telecommunications Congress,” said Drew Clark, incoming President. […]
Rural Telecommunications Congress Takes Center Stage at Broadband Communities Conference – For a $195 Price
Broadband's Impact, Expert Opinion, Universal Service
April 9th, 2015
AUSTIN, April 9, 2015 – The Rural Telecommunications Congress (RTC) will take center-stage at the 2015 Broadband Conference Summit here next week. Preconference workshops begin on Monday, April 13 and the Summit continues from Tuesday, April 14 through Thursday, April 16.
For the seventh year in a row, the 12-year-old- Rural Telecom Congress has been partners with the Broadband Communities Magazine to improve broadband availability and usage across Rural America.
FOR THE SPECIAL RATE OF $195, you can register for the full conference. This represents a $700 savings from the full conference cost. RTC invitees use the code RTC195 to register at a special rate. This includes all meals, refreshments , evening Receptions, and admission to all sessions. When registering, choose the “code holders” option and enter “RTC195” when prompted. Go to the registration page at:
Rural Telecommunications Congress Members and Others Take Spotlight at Broadband Communities Summit
Broadband's Impact, Expert Opinion, Fiber, Gigabit Networks, NTIA, Rural Utilities Service
April 4th, 2014
AUSTIN, Texas, April 4, 2014 – Next week, at the Broadband Communities Summit here in Austin, the Rural Telecommunications Congress will take center stage with a series of sessions on “The Bandwidth of the States,” “Financing Future Bandwidth,” “Digital Learning in the Classroom,” “Rural Innovation,” and — as a kicker — “Cool Things Rural Communities Are […]
‘Broadband Census for America’ United Scholars and State Officials
Broadband Data, Expert Opinion
September 29th, 2009
WASHINGTON – September 29, 2009 – From the beginning, BroadbandCensus.com has aimed at providing academics, consumers, government officials and industry with the high-quality data needed about the state of broadband throughout the country.
10 Mbps Broadband Necessary for State Economic Development, Says NARUC Official
FCC Workshops, National Broadband Plan
September 8th, 2009
WASHINGTON, September 1, 2009 – State and local governments said during a Federal Communications Commission workshop on Tuesday that extending broadband is important for economic development purposes.
Regulators, Officials Debate Need for National Broadband Policy, Fund
October 7th, 2008
WASHINGTON, September 26 – A national broadband infrastructure fund should include the involvement of state regulators and focus not only on the extension of broadband service into unserved areas, but also on the adoption rate of broadband service by consumers, according to California Public Utilities Commissioner Rachelle Chong.
Broadband Census for America Conference: About Our Experts
September 24th, 2008
The Broadband Census for America Conference welcomes the nation’s foremost broadband policy-makers and experts on broadband data collection, distribution and mapping. Here are brief biographies on all the conference speakers and panelists as well as key resources to better inform those attending and participating in the Broadband Census for America Conference 2008.
Agenda for Broadband Census for America Conference on September 26, 2008
September 8th, 2008
WASHINGTON, September 8, 2008 – Many of the nation’s foremost broadband policy-makers and experts will analyze and discuss best practices for improving the collection and sharing of public data about high-speed internet access at the Broadband Census for America Conference in Washington, D.C., on Friday, September 26, 2008.
First in Broadband Mapping, North Carolina's e-NC Now Wants Faster Speeds
August 22nd, 2008
August 22 – In taking an inventory of North Carolina’s broadband assets, and in its push to stimulate high-speed internet investment and adoption, the e-NC Authority is arguably the most advanced effort of its kind in the nation. Long before the current wave of interest in broadband data, North Carolina state officials were at the forefront of broadband mapping and data.
Baller: McCain and Obama Should Issue Joint Statement on Broadband
FCC, National Broadband Plan
June 24th, 2008
WASHINGTON, June 23 – Presidential candidates John McCain and Barack Obama should issue a statement underscoring the importance of broadband in the United States, said one proponent of a national broadband strategy.