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The Mission
of the
Pennsylvania Telephone Association

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

In the News

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.

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“We asked our staff, ‘All of these companies are submitting all of this information, when was the last time you actually used this information?’ And we got the answer, ‘Well not within living memory. Certainly not within the last five years.”


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

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)

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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Meet the Staff
PTA History