Archive | August, 2015

for the week ending August 28, 2015

Missouri Carriers Put CAF Resources to Work: MTIA member-companies CenturyLink and Fairpoint Communications have agreed to the conditions necessary to receive federal CAF funds from the FCC to expand broadband service to their rural Missouri customers. Century Link will receive $77.9 million annually for six years to bring broadband connectivity to more than 158,000 households […]

for the week ending August 21, 2015

Register NOW for the 2015 MATSS Conference: Time is ticking down on the deadline to attend or exhibit at this year’s premier industry tradeshow in the Midwest. The Mid-America Telecom Showcase & Seminar returns to Kansas City October 19 to 21. This annual event, sponsored by MTIA and four other state associations, features the latest […]

for the week ending August 14, 2015

Court Upholds Telecom Law: In a victory for the telecommunications industry, the Cole County Circuit Court has ruled against the Missouri Municipal League in its legal challenge to the passage of SB 649 and SB 650 in 2014. The MML has argued that the way in which the bills were enacted violated the state constitution […]

for the week ending August 7, 2015

Stouffer to Lead Association: Jon Stouffer, president of Granby Telephone Company, has been named as chairman of the MTIA board of directors to lead the association through July, 2016. His selection as chairman came during the association’s recent summer conference in Branson. Stouffer has served as president of the family-owned carrier since 1987, starting in […]