Robert DeBroux

Director, Federal Affairs & Public Policy
TDS Telecom

Bob DeBroux is Director of Federal Affairs and Public Policy at TDS Telecommunications Corp. (TDS). He joined TDS in 1992 as Manager of Regulatory Policy, was promoted to Director of Federal Affairs in 1999, and in his current position is responsible for overseeing the development of TDS Telecom’s public policy as well as management of all federal advocacy, including regulatory and judicial proceedings.

Bob is active in telecommunications policy development and advocacy at both the state and federal level. He is a director on the WTA board, and is active on its regulatory and legislative committees. He also sits on the NTCA’s Industry Committee.

Prior to TDS, Bob worked at NorLight, a regional fiber-optic long-distance company, where he held the positions of Manager of Business Development and Manager of Rates and Tariffs. Bob began his career in telecommunications as a regulator, serving four years at the Wisconsin Public Service Commission. Bob holds both a bachelor’s and a master’s degree from the University of Wisconsin - Madison.




April 8-11, 2019

Renaissance Hotel in Austin, Texas

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  Unique Opportunity to Network with Broadband Systems Operators*
*Includes Telcos - Private, CLECs, ILECs; Cable Operators; Wireless Broadband Operators, Property Managers, Developers, Owners, REITs, Universities, Colleges
  Equipment Manufacturers, Suppliers, Distributors 17%
  Government/Legal 12%
  Consultants, Contractors 10%
  System Installers, Service Providers 8%
  Financial Advisers, Institutions, Investors 3%

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