Membership Categories

The IBTA offers three Categories of memberships with voting rights

Category I

Incumbent local exchange carriers operating in Illinois on or before January 1, 1986.

Contact us for more information regarding Category I Membership or call 217-572-1264

Category II

Broadband and Telecommunications companies operating in Illinois which have a Certificate of Service from the Illinois Commerce Commission and engaged in:

  • Interexchange carrier services
  • Local exchange service (if ineligible in Category 1)
  • Cellular
  • Radio common carrier
  • Personal communications services
  • Competitive access providers
  • Radio paging
  • Cable television also providing telecommunications
  • Re-sellers of broadband and telecommunications services.

Contact us for more information regarding Category II Membership or call 217-572-1264

Category III

Companies whose principle business is to:

  • Manufacture or sell broadband and telecommunications related supplies or services
  • To publish broadband and telecommunications industry trade papers or telephone directories
  • To act as consultant to the industry

2022 Annual Dues for Category III members are $425.00 (January 1, 2022 - December 31, 2022)To become a Category III (vendor) member of the Illinois Broadband and Telecommunications Association, click here.