Membership Categories

The ITA 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

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

To become a Category III (vendor) member of the Illinois Telecommunications Association, complete the following online form and submit.  Dues are $325 for the calendar year.

Become a Category III member