The Utah Rural Telecom Association (URTA) is an organization dedicated to bringing together Utah’s leading rural telecom companies, providing a unified voice addressing the needs of public policy, collaborative infrastructure development, networking and addressing the unique challenges associated with providing service to rural Utah.
The membership of URTA includes leaders from over 85% of Utah and Wyoming making URTA the strongest rural telecom association in Utah. Through its member organizations, the URTA collectively represents over 50% of Utah’s population and more that 75% of Utah’s vast geography. The size of this powerful organization gives the URTA a power voice, not only in Utah but in other states and Washington, DC as well.
URTA is a member-driven organization. Board members are elected annually from the membership by majority vote. The board is comprised of a president, first vice-president, second vice-president with administration and legal counsel provided by Kira M. Slawson of Blackburn & Stoll, LC.
URTA’s website is designed to be a means for connecting rural telecom companies. On this site, members will find the means to connect with other membership organizations as well as with associate membership organizations. Members can also find information about upcoming meetings, events and news surrounding the industry.