n TCA–The Rural Broadband Association awarded 26 member companies with TeleChoice Awards on
April 30 during the 2018 PR & Marketing Conference in nashville, Tenn.
The annual awards program honors excellence in member telco public relations and marketing. Entries in six catego-
See pp. 37–39 for a full list of winners followed by a sampling of their great work!
ries—complete branding campaign, complete marketing campaign, customer newsletter, local video content, single-tar-
get print publication and website—were judged on innovative strategies, design, writing, creativity and other elements
specific to each category. In each category, a winner was selected from three divisions based on the number of
access lines served by the entrant and two production divisions: “in-house” and “outsourced.”
NTCA Chief Executive Officer Shirley Bloomfield congratulated the winners and participants for their incredible
work. In a press release, Bloomfield said, “The marketing efforts of NTCA member companies continue to play a critical
role in educating and raising awareness of communications technologies, services, initiatives and issues that impact the vitality of
rural communities and our nation.”
Innovation in Rural Telecom
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