Accomplishments

  • Instrumental in successfully securing IXC access payments to rural competitive service providers.
  • Organization input and actions recognized nationally - FCC commissioners and policymakers have appeared to address membership at meetings.
  • Hold semi-annual meetings to provide training, resources and networking for member companies and others interested in rural competitive services.
  • Provide an active member website representing interests of the rural competitive communications services industry - the sole website of it's kind.
  • Only representative organization of rural competitive communication service providers in America.
  • A recognized national, proactive and respected voice for the position of rural competitive service providers at the FCC - filings have included USF issues, reconsideration of access charge reform and intercarrier compensation.
  • RICA is a member driven organization, routinely surveying its membership for positions on topical issues.