Appointment follows USTelecom recommendation; three-year term to begin on Jan. 1, 2021
MATTOON, Ill. – Dec. 1, 2020 – Michael Skrivan, vice president, Legislative and Regulatory, at Consolidated Communications, has been named to the Board of Directors of the Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC) by Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai.
USAC is an independent, not-for-profit designated as the administrator of the federal Universal Service Fund (USF) by the FCC. It oversees telecommunications programs, following the guidance set forth in FCC policy, for companies serving rural areas, low-income consumers, rural health care providers, schools and libraries. Skrivan, whose three-year term will begin on Jan. 1, 2021, will serve as the representative for interexchange carriers with less than $3 billion in annual operating revenues on the 19-member USAC Board.
“This appointment is representative of Consolidated’s commitment to ensuring its customers and communities stay connected to the information and resources they need,” said Skrivan. “I am honored by Chairman Pai’s appointment and gratified to use my significant experience to help ensure our nation’s schools and libraries have internet access and that affordable voice and broadband services are available to all citizens.”
About Consolidated Communications
Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:CNSL, news, filings) is a leading broadband and business communications provider serving consumers, businesses, and wireless and wireline carriers across rural and metro communities and a 23-state service area. Leveraging an advanced fiber network spanning 46,300 fiber route miles, Consolidated Communications is a top-10 fiber provider in the U.S. offering a wide range of communications solutions, including: high-speed Internet, data, phone, security, managed services, cloud services and wholesale, carrier solutions. From our first connection 125 years ago, Consolidated is dedicated to turning technology into solutions, connecting people and enriching how they work and live. Visit www.consolidated.com for more information.