Somos, Inc Joins USTelecom as a Member of an Expanding Connectivity Community

We are excited to announce that Somos has recently joined the ranks of other connectivity innovators and technology providers as a new member of USTelecom. As a leading proponent for the power of broadband, Somos is excited to have the opportunity to further champion connectivity solutions.

WASHINGTON, DC, February 4, 2021 – USTelecom | The Broadband Association, a leading association of connectivity providers and innovators, today announced the addition of five new connectivity innovators and technology providers to its ranks: Marchex, Somos and Totelcom, as well as Grain Management’s Hunter Communications and Ritter Communications.

“These innovators represent the full spectrum of today’s exciting broadband marketplace and are delivering cutting edge connectivity solutions to customers and businesses,” said USTelecom President and CEO Jonathan Spalter. “We’re excited to welcome these new companies to our growing community of broadband and technology leaders.”

The new members include:

Marchex, a leading conversational analytics and solutions company;

Somos, a leading provider of data solutions and registry management for all phone numbers in North America;

Totelcom, a Texas-based broadband provider;

Hunter Communications, a broadband provider serving Oregon and Northern California;

Ritter Communications, an Arkansas-based residential and wholesale communications provider;

A full list of USTelecom’s global members is available HERE.


USTelecom is the national trade association representing technology providers, innovators, suppliers, and manufacturers committed to connecting the world through the power of broadband. Visit us at


About Somos, Inc.

Somos is a leading provider of registry management and data solutions. Our mission is to empower more intimate and trusted connections between brands, consumers, and communities. We accomplish this through our suite of authentication enablement solutions as well as our numbering administration roles. 

Somos serves as the North American Numbering Plan Administrator for more than 800 million local and wireless telephone numbers and as the Reassigned Number Database Administrator. We operate the SMS/800 TFN Registry for more than 42 million Toll-Free Numbers in North America, and the TSS Registry, the centralized registry for the use of Toll-Free Numbers in text messaging and multimedia services. 

Through our portfolio of products and services, and a collaborative approach in everything we do, Somos helps ensure trust in an increasingly digital world while delivering value, innovation, and results to consumers. To learn more about Somos, please visit

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