Long-Term Strategy Assessment

With the issuance of a comprehensive USF Reform Order looming in early 2016, RLECs will soon be faced with new universal support mechanisms and historic choices to make.  This year, 2016, is shaping up to be the year to take a fresh look at the future of your business enterprise with a long term strategy assessment.  Will this Order make it to the February, March, or a subsequent FCC agenda?   How will RLECs decide whether an optional A-CAM commitment, or a modified rate of return pathway be in their best long term interests?  What timelines will they have to work with and what critical information will they need to minimize the risks of their choices?  Knowns and unknowns will need to be identified and quantified to the extent they can be.  These and other questions will need to be answered.   

This business environment calls for a transition process that takes this industry to the next level of serving our rural communities with the broadband they need.  RLEC’s business efforts have historically made outstanding contributions to rural, high cost areas by building long-term networks and taking on long-term risks.  It is a continual challenge to keep pressing forward, understanding our customers needs, telling our story, and advocating for the predictable, sufficient, and sustainable universal service support required by the 1996 Telecom Act.  Regardless of the operational details, significant long-term support decisions will be made soon that will impact the strategies and financial success of the current RLEC business enterprise for years to come.  New obligations will need to be met using financial resources in new and efficient ways. 

TCA stands willing and ready, armed with the knowledge, processes, and strategies, to calculate and project the information helpful for you, your company, and your management team as they make this Long-Term Strategy Assessment

Contact your TCA consultant or Contact Us today for more information.

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