Industry Affiliations

Global Capacity is committed to supporting and promoting industry standards, and actively participates in a number of industry organizations.

Broadband Forum

The Broadband Forum is the central organization driving broadband wireline solutions and empowering converged packet networks worldwide to better meet the needs of vendors, service providers and their customers.




Colorado Telecommunications Association (CTA)

Formed in 1963, the CTA is committed to promoting the availability of resources and enhancing the opportunity of its members to provide the most advanced, highest quality communications networks and services to customers in rural Colorado and link residents of the state to the global network. CTA's members are dedicated to providing the highest quality communications services available at affordable prices for all their customers in rural Colorado.




COMPTEL

COMPTEL is the leading industry association representing competitive communications service providers and their supplier partners. COMPTEL works to ensure that competitive communications providers can continue to offer lower prices, better service, and greater innovation to consumers.




Illinois Telecommunications Association (ITA)

The mission of the Illinois Telecommunications Association is to create a forum for its members to identify and to examine issues of importance; to foster collaboration among its members; and to present on behalf of the telecommunications industry a unified position on matters of importance before the regulatory and legislative bodies of Illinois.




Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF)

The MEF is a non-profit industry consortium dedicated to accelerating the worldwide adoption of carrier-class Ethernet networks and services. Comprised of a group of more than 150 members representing telecommunications service providers, cable MSOs, and network equipment and software companies, the MEF develops technical specifications and implementation agreements to promote interoperability and deployment of Carrier Ethernet worldwide.




Minnesota Telecom Alliance (MTA)

The Minnesota Telecom Alliance is a trade association that advocates and represents the interests of more than 70 small, medium and large companies that provide advanced telecommunications services like voice, data, wireless video, and high-speed Internet access to Minnesota’s metropolitan and rural communities. MTA members are full service, high-tech telecommunications companies that connect Minnesota to the world – and many have been doing so for more than a century.




National Cable Television Cooperative, Inc. (NCTC)

Global Capacity and National Cable Television Cooperative, Inc. (NCTC) recently entered into an agreement which allows NCTC members and affiliates to expand network service coverage throughout North America. Leveraging its One Marketplace, Global Capacity enables the efficient, cost-effective pricing and procurement of network connectivity for NCTC and its 950+-member cooperative.




Pennsylvania Telephone Association (PTA)

PTA represents local telephone exchange providers that serve business and residential lines throughout the Commonwealth. Committed to the future of telecommunications, the PTA serves as an informational clearinghouse for its members, as an advocate with state regulators and legislators and as a watchdog of consumer protection.




Texas Telephone Association (TTA)

The TTA, founded in 1905, is the trade association that supports the incumbent local exchange telephone companies of Texas. The mission of the TTA is to promote and enhance the performance of each member company and protect the integrity of the local exchange telephone industry and the services offered within each company’s certificated exchange areas within the State of Texas.




Western Telecommunications Alliance (WTA)

WTA is a member-driven association strengthening the ability of its members to provide affordable, advanced broadband and communications services in rural America through advocacy and education. WTA represents more than 250 small, rural telecommunications carriers providing voice, video and data services in the United States. WTA is committed to creating a future where rural telecommunications carriers have a regulatory and legislative environment that enables them to provide affordable advanced communications services to their customers.