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Welcome To The Independent Forum

A virtual town square for independent, rural broadband providers to express views, find news they can use, explore new ideas, and raise questions and issues impacting the industry and the communities they serve

Inside The Forum

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Read the most recent edition of the ITR (members only) and news from national and local media


Opinions, discussion, debate, and dialogue

(Members Only)
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Information and Ideas: Q&A, Share, Exchange, and Develop New Ideas

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Opinions, ideas and observations from readers, contributors, and colleagues on telecom and beyond . . .

(Members Only)
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Transactional guidance and negotiation; regulatory strategy and advocacy

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Investing in products and services to increase  revenues and decrease expenses of rural telecom providers

Comments, Suggestions, Questions

Please submit your comments, suggestions and questions here or transmit via email to

   IN SEARCH OF :  New Ideas

Breaking outside of the box with new ideas to increase revenues, reduce costs. 

An essential focus of the Independent Forum is the sharing of both new ideas and proven solutions to increase the rural broadband provider's profitability, efficiency, and community contributions. 


Contact Us

The Independent Forum


 c/o Communications Advisory Council
                10605 Bit & Spur Lane

                 Potomac, Md. 20854

    For subscription information and other questions

    and inquiries, please contact us by phone or email:

    Phone: 202-333-1770


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