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The Mission
of the
Pennsylvania Telephone Association

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

In the News

“Today Chairman Pai released a plan that, if implemented, will hand over control of the open Internet to the powerful gatekeepers of our connections to the modern world. If adopted, Chairman Pai’s proposal will harm competition and innovation and will leave consumers without any real protection or oversight by either the FTC or FCC for broadband services.”

Excerpt from a joint statement by FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn and FTC Commissioner Terrell McSweeny.  


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According to the most recent Pew Research Center study, only 44 percent of Americans think that the government should subsidize broadband for lower-income households, and 55 percent believe that broadband is affordable enough that nearly everyone should be able to buy it.


June 1, 2017
PTA Small Company Meeting
State College, PA

July 10 - 12, 2017
PTA’s 115th Annual Convention
Hershey, PA

October 3 - 4, 2017
NETS (Northeast Telecommunications Showcase)

November 9, 2017
PTA Small Company
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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