Archive | August, 2017

for the week ending August 25, 2017

Senator, Governor Highlight Rural Broadband:  U.S. Senator Roy Blunt and Governor Eric Greitens held a joint news conference last Thursday at the Missouri State Fair in Sedalia to highlight both the accomplishments of and the challenges facing rural broadband providers.  MTIA President Ric Telthorst participated in the event as well, and took the opportunity highlight […]

for the week ending August 18, 2017

Association Launches Communication Campaign:  We know our members do a great job in bringing advanced broadband service to very rural parts of Missouri.  The problem is, not enough community leaders and policy makers are aware of our success. To help our members tell their story, MTIA has begun a communication campaign to provide some tools […]

for the week ending August 11, 2017

Recess Great Time to  Reach Out:  Now that Missouri’s congressional delegation is back in the state for the August recess, it’s a great time to reach out to them and share your story.  Take advantage of the next few weeks to contact your member of Congress, offer to give them a tour of your facilities […]

for the week ending August 4, 2017

Lyon Re-elected as Chairman; Reeter and Morey Advance on Leadership Team:  Jim Lyon, general manager and executive vice president of Mark Twain Rural Telephone Company, will continue to lead the association into 2018, following the vote of the association’s governing body last week.  His re-appointment as chairman came during the association’s summer conference held last […]