National Rural Telecommunications Cooperative represents the advanced telecommunications and information technology interests of rural utilities and affiliates in the United States. It delivers telecommunications solutions to strengthen businesses, promote economic development, and improve the quality of life in rural America; provides scalable, accessible, and interoperable tools to create operational efficiencies; offers customers access to news, entertainment, and information through video technologies; leverages the aggregate buying power of its members to offer a set of voice solutions, including cell phone service, long distance, Web conferencing, and teleconferencing; and provides dat...
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Herndon, VA 20171
Founded in 1986
National Rural Telecommunications Cooperative Appoints Greg Santoro as Chief Marketing and Strategy Officer
Oct 30 14
The National Rural Telecommunications Cooperative appointed Greg Santoro to the newly created position of chief marketing and strategy officer. Santoro previously was chief marketing and strategy officer for NII Holdings Inc., which provides mobile communications services to nearly 10 million users in Latin America. He led NII's corporate branding and product, and strategy efforts and developed more than 40 new products, services and handsets.
National Rural Telecommunications Cooperative and The Walt Disney Company Announces Comprehensive Long-Term Distribution Agreement
Jul 18 13
The National Rural Telecommunications Cooperative and The Walt Disney Company announced a comprehensive long-term distribution agreement to deliver Disney's robust lineup of top quality sports, news and entertainment content to NRTC members' customers across TVs, computers, smartphones, tablets, gaming consoles and internet-enabled televisions. The telecommunications cooperative serves telephone and electric organizations in 48 states. As part of the new multi-year deal, NRTC will introduce several new services, including the full suite of authenticated WATCH products, Longhorn Network and the upcoming SEC Network and Fusion, an ABC News and Univision joint venture and 24/7 news, information and lifestyle multi-platform network for English-dominant and bilingual Hispanics the youngest and fastest-growing demographic in the US. Services covered by the broad scope of this agreement include: ABC Family, Disney Channel, Disney Junior, Disney XD, ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU, ESPN Deportes, ESPNEWS, ESPN Classic, ESPN Goal Line, ESPN Buzzer Beater, ESPN GamePlan, ESPN Full Court and ESPN3. NRTC members' customers will receive broad access to existing authenticated products like WATCH Disney Channel, WATCH Disney XD, WATCH Disney Junior and WatchESPN (ESPN, ESPN2, ESPN3, ESPNU, ESPN Goal Line and ESPN Buzzer Beater) as well as the to-be-launched WATCH ABC authenticated on-demand content and WATCH ABC Family services, through the networks' own WATCH sites and apps. These products will give NRTC customers more opportunities to access live and video on demand content, both in-home and out-of-home, on their computers, smartphones, tablets and gaming consoles.