We are pleased to honor John for his years of dedicated service to advancing the interests of the rural telecom industry and for his expertise in educating our members about solutions that can help them streamline operations
Richmond, VA (Vocus) September 23, 2010
Mapcom Systems is pleased to announce that the National Telecommunications Cooperative Association (NTCA) recognized John Granger as recipient of the 2010 NTCA Associate Member Outstanding Achievement Award. Granger is President and CEO of Mapcom Systems, based in Richmond, Va.
A 30 year telecom industry veteran, Granger is an active member of NTCA and has served as the chairman of both the NTCA Associate Member Advisory Committee and the EXPO Advisory Committee. Granger has also appeared as a speaker at NTCA conferences, state telecom meetings and regional events.
“We are pleased to honor John for his years of dedicated service to advancing the interests of the rural telecom industry and for his expertise in educating our members about solutions that can help them streamline operations,” said NTCA Chief Executive Officer Shirley Bloomfield.
The NTCA Associate Member Outstanding Achievement Award was created to honor associate members who have performed extraordinary service for the benefit of the telecommunications industry. The award is presented to an individual currently or previously employed by an associate member company in recognition of effective leadership and long-term involvement in NTCA, along with outstanding accomplishments and contributions on behalf of independent telecommunications companies at the local, state and national levels.
The award was presented at NTCA’s 2010 Fall Conference in St. Louis on September 21, 2010.
The National Telecommunications Cooperative Association is the premier association representing more than 560 locally owned and controlled telecommunications cooperatives and commercial companies throughout rural and small-town America. NTCA provides its members with legislative, regulatory and industry representation; meetings; publications and educational programs; and an array of employee benefit programs. Learn more at http://www.ntca.org.
About Mapcom Systems
Mapcom Systems is the developer of M4 Solutions – a map-based Geographical Operations System (GOS) software suite that allows telecommunications providers to enhance their information flow by displaying data in a geographic view. The open-system approach enables users to integrate and correlate data from existing billing, accounting, GPS tracking and network monitoring applications with a geographically-correct land base map of all network elements in M4. Since 1971, Mapcom has developed one of the strongest reputations in the industry working with independents, cooperatives, fiber communities, and campus telecommunications providers of all sizes across the United States, Canada, Central America and the Caribbean. For more information, visit the Mapcom website at http://www.mapcom.com.
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