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Carol spoke on a panel about electric & telco partnerships at the NTCA Fall Conference on Sept. 25. Read more.


Carol was quoted in Politico Pro      Aug. 29.


USForward, FCC Must Reform USF Contributions Now: An Analysis of the Options, in the news:

Other Mattey Publications:


  • In Harm's Way: Smart Regulation of Digital & Network Technology, Report of the 34th Annual Aspen Institute Conference on Communications Policy (Aspen Institute 2020)


  • Next Generation Digital Infrastructure: Promoting  Investment, Competition and Consumer Protection, Report of the 33rd Annual Aspen Institute Conference on Communications Policy (Aspen Institute 2019).

Carol Mattey spoke at the following events:l Mattey spoke on a panel session "Rural Digital Opportunity Fund: What Bidding States Might Want to Think About" at the NA

  • "10 Years: The FCC's National Broadband Plan -- A Look Back and Forward," Incompas Policy Summit (March 3, 2020)

  • "Rural Digital Opportunity Fund: What Bidding States Might Want to Think About," NARUC Winter Policy Summit (Feb. 8, 2020)

  • "What's Next for USF?" ATA Winter Conference (Jan. 27, 2020)

  • "Rural Digital Opportunity Fund: Will It Be Effective?" 2019 NARUC Annual Meeting (Nov. 19, 2019)

  • "Mapping a Better Broadband Future: Funding the Gap," 2019 Incompas Show (Nov. 6, 2019)

  • "Rural Broadband Funding Opportunities: Staying Informed," 2019 PREA/Allegheny Annual Meeting (Nov. 1, 2019) 

  • "CAF II Auction Results – What’s Working, What’s Not . . . And Will the Winners Bridge the Digital Divide?" Broadband Communities Conference and Expo 2019 (Oct. 30, 2019).

  • "What's Next in CAF: Opportunities in the Rural Digital Opportunity Fund," WISPAPALOOZA 2019 (Oct.16, 2019)

  • "Tapping Into Funding and Investment Opportunities," Microsoft Airband Summit '19 (Sept. 11, 2019)

  • "Legal/Regulatory Considerations," UTC Broadband Workshop (Aug. 21, 2019)

  • "CAF II Auction Results and the Upcoming RDOF Challenge," NARUC Summer Policy Summit 2019 (July 23, 2019) 

  • "Fiber Funding," Fiber Broadband Association's FiberConnect conference (June 4, 2019)

  • "Partnering with Electrics: Raising Capital and Controlling Costs," Telergee 20th Annual Executive and Financial Conference (May 9, 2019)   

  • "The CAF Phase II Auction and What Lies Ahead," National Council of State Telecom Association Executives (Apr. 25, 2019)

  • "Connect America Fund Update: Phase II, A-CAM and Phase III," WISPAmerica 2019 conference (Mar. 20, 2019)

  • "Broadband: Where's the Money," NARUC Winter Policy Summit 2019 (Feb. 12, 2019)


  • "Key Considerations Impacting Broadband Deployment," AdTran's Electric Cooperative Fiber Forum (Nov. 7, 2018)


  • "Electric Coops and Broadband - Regulatory Compliance and Business Law Considerations," NRECA webinar (Oct. 19, 2018)


  • "The Connect America Fund: Where Are We Now," NRRI webinar (Oct. 17, 2018) 


  • "Auctions for Federal Universal Support:  Where Do We Go From Here," SHLB's 8th Annual conference (Oct.11, 2018)


  • "Federal Issues Forum," Telecommunications Association of Maine 2018 Convention (Sept. 12, 2018) 


  • Montana Telecommunications Association Annual Meeting (Aug. 28, 2018)

  • Federal Communications Bar Association Continuing Legal Education seminar on the Phase II Auction (Mar. 12, 2018)

  • "Preparing for the CAF Phase II Auction,"  WISPAmerica 2018 (Mar. 7, 2018)

  •  "DC Insiders' Perspective," NTCA 2018 RTIME conference (Feb. 28, 2018)

  • "Connect America Fund," SHLB's  Broadband4All universal service symposium in Washington, D.C. (Nov. 2, 2017)

  • "Connect America Fund Introductory Webinar," Schools, Health & Libraries Broadband (SHLB) Coalition (Oct. 2017) 

  • "The Telco/Electric Secret Recipe - Partnerships for the Future," NCTA Fall Conference  (Sept. 25, 2017) 

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Carol was quoted in Politico's article "The least connected people in America" (Feb. 7, 2018)


Carol was quoted in Politico Pro August 29, 2017. 

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Congressional Testimony


  • Carol testified on June 21, 2017 on "Defining and Mapping Broadband Coverage" before the Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, U.S. House of Representatives.  Read Testimony 

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