Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- August 11, 2020
Kevin Kelly (573) 751-9300

PSC Sets Intervention Deadline in Telecommunications Case

JEFFERSON CITY---A Net, LLC (A Net) has filed an application with the Missouri Public Service Commission for designation as a federal broadband lifeline-only eligible telecommunications carrier (ETC) in the Missouri counties of Lafayette, Saline and Johnson.

According to A Net’s application, Alma Communications Company d/b/a Alma Telephone Company has delegated to A Net the performance of Alma Communications’ service obligations under the Missouri Broadband Grant Program. The application states that A Net would like to make federal broadband lifeline-only discounts available to qualifying customers to maximize the availability of broadband or lifeline service in the counties of Lafayette, Saline and Johnson.

Applications to intervene and participate in this case must be filed no later than September 16, 2020, with the Secretary of the Missouri Public Service Commission, P.O. Box 360, Jefferson City, Missouri 65102, or by using the Commission’s Electronic Filing and Information System (EFIS) at

Individual citizens wishing to comment should contact either the Office of the Public Counsel (Governor Office Building, 200 Madison Street, Suite 650, P.O. Box 2230, Jefferson City, Missouri 65102-2230, telephone (866) 922-2959, email or the Public Service Commission Staff (P.O. Box 360, Jefferson City, Missouri 65102, telephone 1-800-392-4211, email The Office of the Public Counsel is a separate state agency that represents the general public in matters before the Commission.

A Net is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Alma Communications Company.


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