URTA is a group of independent telephone companies that have joined together to promote common interests and share ideas and knowledge.

Utah Rural Telecom Association members are committed to providing rural Utah with the best telecommunications services available. URTA is an association representing 12 independent telephone companies whose facilities serve to provide technologically advanced telecommunications services in the rural areas of Utah. The facilities of the URTA members provide schools, libraries, health care facilities, businesses and residential customers with landline telecommunications services, high speed broadband services, and wireless backhaul services, permitting rural Utah to connect to other businesses, residents and the internet. The telecommunications network infrastructure provided by URTA’s members enables the entire state of Utah to compete as a premier global business destination to attract new companies and industry to Utah thereby promoting economic development throughout the entire state.