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Mike Ripperger, Bureau Chief

The Telecommunications Bureau performs analysis and provides expert testimony on telecommunications issues in docketed cases before the Commission, including rulemakings. The bureau also reviews telecommunications carrier tariff filings, applications for interconnection and certificates of registration, and Eligible Telecommunications Carrier (ETC) petitions and filings;collects carrier and utility and inspection and supervision fees ; and participates as a non-voting member of the New Mexico State Rural Universal Service Fund Advisory Board. In addition, the bureau monitors and responds to federal telecommunications developments as they affect the State of New Mexicoand assists with telecommunications consumer complaints

*NOTE – If you are a consumer and need to file a complaint against a Utility Company, click here to contact our Consumer Relations Division

Mailing Address

Public Regulation Commission
Telecommunications Division
1120 Paseo De Peralta
P.O. Box 1269
Santa Fe, NM 87504


phone: 505-490-1556

Utility Economist
Telecom Engineer
Utility Economist
Bureau Chief
Compliance Officer


Provider Map
List of Telecommunications Providers
New Mexico Companies Offering Low Income Telephone Assistance (Lifeline/LITAP)

(NOTE: Individuals are eligible for only one LIFELINE/LITAP (either wireless or landline) account per household)

Customer Deposit Interest Rate for 2021 is 0.36%.
NMPRC Annual Broadband Program
The New Mexico Broadband Program Community Broadband Master Plan Guidebook
New Mexico Department of Information Technology New Mexico Broadband Program

Telecom Forms