At Jaguar Communications we work actively and aggressively on behalf
of rural customers both at the state level and at the federal level
as well. As such, we are active members in all of the
following Telecom Associations. To that end, we also
make sure we are representing your interests, speaking in person at
public hearings before both Senate and Congress in Washington and
again at state level here in front of the Minnesota legislature.
click on any of the links below to learn more about that
organization, what it represents and the current issues and debates
being worked on.
(MTA) - Minnesota Telecom Alliance
Minnesota Telecom Alliance is a
trade association that advocates and represents the interests of
over 100 small, medium, and large telecommunications companies that
provide advanced voice, data, high-speed Internet, and wireless
communications services before Minnesota’s legislators, regulators,
and the general public.
(MART) - Minnesota Association for
telecommunications providers and their customers before the
Minnesota Legislature, Minnesota Regulators, other agencies at the
state level, and Congress and Federal agencies.
(OPASTCO) - Organization for the
Promotion and Advancement of
Small Telephone Companies
OPASTCO is a national trade
association representing more than 550 small, independently owned
local exchange carriers (LECs) and their affiliate
(NCTC) - National Cable Television
A programming and hardware buying
cooperative, NCTC represents more than 1,000 independent cable
operators, their 6,500 individual systems and more than 14 million
By working together to purchase programming, hardware and services,
cooperative members strive to keep their businesses competitive and
increase value to the subscribers they serve.