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The Mission
of the
Pennsylvania Telephone Association

is to advocate for its Members,
their customers and shareholders.

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“We also need to keep in mind that the traditional ROR mechanism has failed. The order does nothing to repair the existing ROR mechanism, and I’m concerned about those flaws getting left behind. It’s paradoxical if we’re trying to increase broadband, why would the first step be to reduce funding?”

“I’m very concerned that if I stay on the ROR, I do not control my future and I am dependent on what the other carriers are going to do.” “I don’t have a clue what my support is going to look like three to four years down the road. We have to take into consideration […]


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October 4 - 5, 2016
NETS (North East Telecommunications Showcase)
Wilkes-Barre, PA

November 17, 2016
PTA Small Company Meeting
State College, PA

March 16, 2017
PTA Small Company Meeting
State College, PA

April 26 - 27, 2017
PTA Spring Conference
State College, PA

About Us

The PTA, which was established in 1902, represents the interests of its rural local exchange telephone company members before regulatory and government bodies, and provides a forum for the exchange of information and ideas.

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