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Commonly Owned or Controlled ILEC Companies Dues

 

Any organization with common ownership and/or control of two or more telecommunications providers that qualify for ILEC membership are assessed full dues on the largest revenue/access line company as their primary dues-paying company. Dues are calculated as stated under the ILEC member category.  All subsidiary ILEC’s within the group must join, but membership dues will be assessed at a reduced fee.  (These dues are calculated using the formulas above and are capped at $2,000 per subsidiary ILEC company.)

 

All companies under common ownership are subject to the following maximum dues amounts for the entire group:

ILEC's with 2-10 subsidiary ILEC companies are subject to a maximum dues amount of $30,000.

ILEC's with 11-99 subsidiary ILEC companies are subject to a maximum dues amount of $45,000.

ILEC's with 100+ subsidiary ILEC companies are subject to a maximum dues amount of $50,000.

 

The largest ILEC in the group, or designated holding company, is invoiced and pays the full dues for the entire group.  However, each individual ILEC within the group will still receive an invoice for their individual subscriptions and are responsible for fulfilling those payments.

 

Holding companies participating in any NTCA benefit plan are assessed dues at the Associate Member rate.

 

**IMPORTANT: Changes to Membership Renewal Cycles**

 

Members in this newly-formed membership category may find that their membership renewal date has been shifted to April. This has been done in an effort to simplify the renewal process by bringing all members in the commonly-owned group into the same membership renewal cycle. Commonly owned members who paid dues with OPASTCO and/or NTCA prior to unification will find that their rate for 2013 was adjusted to account for the months in their membership period beyond April 2013. For 2013 only, the following adjustments were made for these members:

 

2012-2013 OPASTCO Members: Since members of OPASTCO prior to unification paid dues in September 2012, membership was extended within the unified association through September 2013. You should have received a membership dues invoice reflecting the period October 2013 - April 2014.

 

2012-2013 NTCA Members: Any member that had a renewal date after April 2013 were short-billed for the 2013-2014 period and not charged for the months previously paid for.

 

2012-2013 Members of Both OPASTCO and NTCA: Members with NTCA renewal dates after April 2013 were short-billed for the 2013-2014 period and not charged for the months they paid for. You also received a credit for the seven outstanding months from your OPASTCO membership.