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PTA President Steve Samara’s Testimony on Rural Broadband Before House Consumer Affairs Committee

On behalf of the rural local exchange carrier (RLEC) member companies of the Pennsylvania Telephone Association (PTA)…

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The future of landline telecommunications in Pennsylvania: A rural perspective

In addition to keeping up technologically, rural telcos (known as RLECs, rural local exchange carriers), are facing significant regulatory and legislative developments at both the state and federal level which have made serving their customers even more challenging.

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Testimony

PTA President Steve Samara’s Testimony on Rural Broadband Before House Consumer Affairs Committee

On behalf of the rural local exchange carrier (RLEC) member companies of the Pennsylvania Telephone Association (PTA), I want to thank you for scheduling this meeting and providing the opportunity to address a topic that is of vital importance to Pennsylvanians throughout this Commonwealth.

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