​​On Wednesday, June 5, 2024 the NRECA regulatory team, joined by representatives of member companies New Hampshire Electric Cooperative and North Alabama Electric Cooperative met with FCC to discuss concerns regarding Rural Digital Opportunity Fund (RDOF) buildout and issues related to deduplication of grant funding and overbuilding. NRECA and its members further stressed that penalties should be measured and considered, not punitive for entities continuing to build and provide much needed fiber networks.