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In Touch 4/19/24

The folks from Northern State join us to talk about the upcoming “Bourbon and Brews” event…

In Touch 4/18/24

Gene Morsching from the Aberdeen Community Concert series joins us to talk about the upcoming “Big Band” show and more…

SD PUC sides with Venture Communications against AT&T and T-Mobile

The South Dakota Public Utilities Commission has sided with a Highmore-based communications company complaint against A-T and T Mobility. Venture Communications Cooperative filed the complaint in May of 2020 claiming A-T & T Mobility failed to pay for local interconnection facilities at rates set by Venture. Commissioner Chris Nelson says A-T & T should pay for what they purchased…

(venture1 :24 outcue…they were.)

Commission chair Kristie Fiegen questions Nelson on parts of his motion to side with Venture…

(venture2 :37 outcue…settled.)

Commissioner Gary Hanson agrees the docket should have been decided sooner and wanted to include payment of fees and costs in the final decision…

(venture3 :23 outcue…right.)

The Commission voted against Hanson’s motion to amend Nelson’s motion to include the Venture’s fees and costs. Commissioners voted unanimously in favor of siding with Venture. Venture was seeking over 252-thousand dollars from A-T & T Mobility in damages.

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In Touch 4/19/24

The folks from Northern State join us to talk about the upcoming “Bourbon and Brews” event…