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Be Profitable!

Be Profitable!

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Contact Michele Coleman, manager, associate engagement,

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2017 Marketing Kit

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Gain the Competitive Edge in the Rural Telecom Market


Let NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association help you reach rural telecom providers. Our more than 800 telco members are always looking for advanced products and services to remain competitive, and they value our partnerships with solutions providers. Increase your visibility and brand awareness to this market segment by partnering with us.

Advertising, sponsorship and exhibit options at NTCA allow you to develop integrated marketing campaigns through digital, email, print, and live event platforms and to reach both broad and specialized audiences.

Digital opportunities make it easy for potential customers to engage with you, and include advertising on both conference and Rural Telecom sites, along with the mobile app for each.

Whether you create a Product Spotlight email or advertise in the biweekly Online Opportunities email, it’s a sure way to reach our members.

An NTCA event is the best way to build relationships with rural telco decision-makers. Two of our conferences offer dedicated expo halls, while others offer tabletops in the registration area. There are a variety of sponsorship options for all events.

Print is a great option for increasing visibility, and we offer ads in Rural Telecom magazine, conference promotional brochures and conference agendas.

Want to do it all? Then the Star Partner program is for you. It’s designed to save you money, and you can create a customized plan to fit your needs.

View more about NTCA and our Mission, Vision and Core Values


NTCA membership consists of the following categories:

ILEC Member
An incumbent local exchange carrier (ILEC) is a local exchange carrier providing fixed voice and/or broadband Internet access services to fewer than 50,000 customers. The ILEC may be structured as either a commercial, cooperative or international company.

Non-ILEC Subsidiary Member
A non-ILEC subsidiary member is an entity affiliated with an ILEC member that was created to provide telecommunications services, including, but not limited to, cable television, wireless companies, interexchange carriers, video providers, ISPs and competitive local exchange carriers with fewer than 50,000 customers.

Associate Member
An associate member is a supplier of goods and services to the communications industry. Suppliers include entities such as insurance companies, manufacturers, other rural utilities, statewide providers of equal access, and consultants such as accounting, engineering and law firms. This category also includes national communications associations.

Association Member
An association member is a local, state or regional association of communications companies.

Telco Member Profile
Average number of employees—33
Average revenues—$6,586,986
Average access lines—4,242
Average number of exchanges—6

NTCA Member Statistics
Total member employees—22,392
Total subscribers—2,948,311


Businesses and services provided by NTCA member companies, based on a 2014 Census of 632 telcos.

Nonmembers add 20% to all costs in the marketing kit.



Image: Marketing Kit coverFor more information, contact Michele Coleman, manager,
associate engagement, 703-351-2089.

Download the 2017 Marketing Kit