Based in Washington, D.C., COMPTEL is the leading industry association representing competitive communications service providers and their supplier partners. COMPTEL members are entrepreneurial companies driving technological innovation and creating economic growth through competitive voice, video, and data offerings, as well as the development and deployment of next-generation IP-based networks and advanced services utilizing fiber, copper and wireless facilities. COMPTEL advances its members’ interests through trade shows, networking, education, and policy advocacy before Congress, the Federal Communications Commission, and the courts. COMPTEL works to ensure that competitive communications providers can continue to offer value pricing, better service, and greater innovation to consumers. COMPTEL’s members create economic growth and improve the quality of life of all Americans through technological innovation, new services and affordable prices so customers have a choice.