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    NECA continues to work with the FCC and the rural telecom associations to ensure successful implementation of reforms of the universal service and intercarrier compensation mechanisms to support broadband internet access and voice services.

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    08.12.19 - FCC authorizes fourth round of CAF Phase II auction funding | public notice

    08.12.19 - FCC authorizes second round of CAF funding to expand broadband in New York | public notice | news release

    07.24.19 - FCC initiates 2020 urban rate survey | public notice

    07.22.19 - Deadline for CAF Phase II auction winners to submit LOCs, BCOLs is August 5 | public notice

    07.15.19 - FCC authorizes funding to expand broadband in New York | public notice

    07.15.19 - FCC authorizes third wave of CAF Phase II auction funding | public notice

    07.12.19 - WCB provides guidance on A-CAM deployment obligations | public notice

    07.05.19 - Comments on A-CAM location adjustments due July 19 | FR notice

    07.02.19 - PRA comments on RoR reform information collection due August 1 | FR notice

    06.20.19 - Comments due July 10 on Iowa companies request on definition of locations for A-CAM | public notice

    06.17.19 - Requirement to report cost consultants on Form 481 effective June 17 | FR notice

    06.10.19 - FCC authorizes second wave of CAF Phase II auction funding | public notice

    06.07.19 - CAF Phase II Auction winners must submit LOCs, BCOLs to FCC by June 21 | public notice

    06.07.19 - PRA comments on collection of network testing results due July 8 | FR notice

    06.05.19 - FCC corrects A-CAM II offers, extends election deadline to July 17, seeks comment on location adjustment | public notice

    06.04.19 - PRA comments on HUBB reporting due August 5 | FR notice

    05.30.19 - FCC delays performance measures testing until first quarter 2020 | public notice

    05.28.19 - FCC ready to authorize CAF II support to New York winning bidders | public notice

    05.17.19 - FCC issues erratum to public notice phasing down price cap legacy support | erratum

    05.14.19 - FCC to begin phasedown of support in auction winner areas | public notice

    05.14.19 - FCC authorizes CAF Phase II auction support | public notice

    05.10.19 - CAF Phase II auction winners must file LOC, BCOL by May 24 | public notice

    05.07.19 - Order eliminating local service rate floor effective June 6 | report and order | FR notice

    05.02.19 - FCC posts revised deployment obligations for RoR carriers on legacy USF support | public notice

    05.02.19 - Deadline for A-CAM II acceptance is June 17 | public notice

    05.01.19 - PRA comments on Form 481 information collection revision due May 31 | FR notice

    04.29.19 - FCC authorizes additional $67.5M in A-CAM support | public notice | news release

    04.26.19 - PRA comments on urban rates survey due June 25 | FR notice

    04.25.19 - PRA comments on revised RoR USF support reporting due June 24 | FR notice

    04.18.19 - PRA comments on Mobility Fund Phase I reporting due May 20 | FR notice

    04.16.19 - FCC eliminates local service rate floor | report and order

    04.09.19 - Oppositions to petitions for reconsideration of March 2019 RoR USF Reform Order due April 24 | FR notice

    04.03.19 - CAF II auction winners must submit LOC, BCO letters by April 17 | public notice

    03.27.19 - PRA comments on study area boundary data reporting due May 28 | FR notice

    03.12.19 - FCC announces support amounts available after CAF II auction authorizations | PN

    03.11.19 - Order phasing down legacy support effective April 10 | FR notice | order

    03.06.19 - Order extending Mobility Fund II challenge process effective March 6 | FR notice

    02.27.19 - FCC announces next step for winning CAF Phase II bidders | public notice

    02.25.19 - WCB issues revised A-CAM support offers | public notice

    02.20.19 - PRA comments on revised Form 481 due April 22 | FR notice

    02.19.19 - RoR USF Reform Order and Order on Reconsideration effective March 21 | FR notice

    02.11.19 - PRA comments on Mobility Fund I information collection due April 12 | FR notice

    02.06.19 - Comments due March 8 on RoR USF Reform FNPRM | FR notice 

    01.10.19 - Collins introduces CAF Accountability Act of 2019 | press release 

    01.03.19 - FCC extends Mobility Fund Phase II challenge process | order

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