Roger Hutton Inducted Into Oklahoma Telephone Association Hall of Fame
Honor Bestowed on Hutton Who Has Dedicated Career to Helping Rural Carriers
Dallas, Texas (June 25, 2014) - NetAmerica Alliance, LLC today announced that CEO and Chairman, Roger Hutton has been inducted into the Oklahoma Telephone Association (OTA) Hall of Fame. Mr. Hutton has dedicated his career to the success of rural carriers in the telecom industry.
The OTA Hall of Fame was established in 1991 with the purpose of honoring those individuals who have demonstrated exceptional service and devotion to the Oklahoma local exchange telephone industry. Since 1991, there have been 88 individuals inducted into the OTA Hall of Fame. Nominations are received from the OTA members and the OTA Board of Directors makes the final selection(s). Mr. Hutton's long-time colleague, Conley Cathey, was also inducted which made the event even more meaningful.
"The OTA is much honored to induct Roger Hutton and Conley Cathey into the OTA Hall of Fame; in recognition of their years of service to the Oklahoma local exchange industry, to the individual companies which make up the industry, and to the many individuals they have impacted over their years of service. It is a very well-deserved honor for them both and we are happy to be able to recognize their many accomplishments and contributions to our industry," said Bob Stafford, OTA Executive Vice President.
As NetAmerica CEO and Chairman, Roger Hutton leads the company, along with its Members, toward the mission of continuing to revitalize rural America by empowering the delivery of lifestyle and livelihood enhancing 4G LTE mobile broadband solutions, allowing rural consumers to live and work where they choose without compromise.
Mr. Hutton brings over 40 years of successful telecom operations and business experience combined with recognized industry leadership. Throughout his career, he has been active in national and state telecom associations, serving on task forces and committees to address policy issues critical to the success of rural service providers. "It is a tremendous privilege to be selected for the OTA Hall of Fame. I am honored to be counted among the other inductees for whom I have the greatest respect and hold in highest regard. I look forward to continuing to serve the OTA constituents and the rest of the rural communications community as we work to deliver leading edge communication services to the places that need it the most," stated Hutton.
About NetAmerica Alliance:
The NetAmerica Alliance is a democratic, peer-to-peer union of independent Communication Service Providers (CSPs) joining forces to secure the future of rural America. Through the programs, services, capabilities and investment in infrastructure with which the Alliance arms its Members, and the manner in which it contributes to their individual and collective success, NetAmerica helps to mitigate business and technology risk to yield successful and profitable deployment of 4G LTE service. The Alliance believes in rural America and in the virtues of independence, community, and family. We also believe that irrespective of geography, every individual should have access to modern communications services that maintain those valuable connections. For more information, visit: www.NetAmericaAlliance.com.
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