NTCA – The Rural Broadband Association represents approximately 850 independent, community-based telecommunications companies and cooperatives and more than 400 other firms that support or are themselves engaged in the provision of communications services in the most rural portions of America. All NTCA service provider members are full service rural local exchange carriers (“RLECs”) and broadband providers, and many also provide fixed wireless, mobile wireless, video, satellite and/or other competitive services in rural America.