​​​​​​​​​​​This page highlights various resources related to pole attachment issues that cooperatives may be facing in their states.

Pole Attachment Toolkit

States with Small Cell/5G Laws

States that Regulate Cooperative Pole Attachmen​ts

Fact Sheet - Pole Attachment Rate Formulas: An Electric Co-op Perspective​​

States that have certified with the FCC that they regulate pole attachments

Technology Advisory - How One Cooperative Leveraged Data to Advance its Pole Attachment Policies​

2017 Pole Attachment Survey Results – April 2020

Rural Broadband and Pole Attachment Fees - March 2, 2021​ Fact Sheet

Rural Electric Cooperatives: Pole Attachment Policies and Issues - June 2019 White Paper

NRECA, EEI, and UTC File Amicus in Support of Utility Challenges to FCC Pole Attachment Order - July 2, 2019

NRECA Comments to FCC on Wireline Pole Attachment Order - November 19, 2018

"Making Way for 5G: Next-generation wireless communication could present some weighty challenges for co-op infrastructure" - RE Magazine, August 1, 2018

Ex parte meeting with FCC Chairman Pai to discuss Broadband Deployment Advisory Committee (BDAC), Connect America Fund (CAF) and Rural Utilities Service (RUS) funding - June 14, 2018

NRECA Comments to BDAC on State Model Code and NRECA concerns - April 27, 2018

NRECA Case Study: How One Cooperative Leveraged Data to Advance its Pole Attachment Policies - February 22, 2018

NRECA Comments to FCC on 'Accelerating Wireline/Wireless Broadband Deployment by Removing Barriers to Infrastructure Investment' - July 17, 2017​

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