The National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors (NATOA) is an organization providing support to local governments on the many local, state and federal communications laws, administrative rulings, judicial decisions and technology issues impacting local governments’ broadcasting interests.
Founded in 1980, NATOA offers a range of advocacy services to individual and agency members representing cities, towns, counties and commissions across the United States. NATOA actively analyzes and addresses emerging issues in areas such as:
- Operation of Public, Education and Government (PEG) access channels
- Cable franchising
- Local government communications and Internet policy
- Broadband planning best practices
- Wireless zoning
- New technology initiatives and advancements
NATOA also lobbies Congress and represents its members at the Federal Communications Commission on communications policy.
For seeking to be a rallying point for local governments on broadcasting and telecommunications issues, NATOA’s websiteis Government Video’s Website of the Week.
Click here to access the website.