Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of TeleQuality Communications, Inc.
Tim Koxlien is the Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of TeleQuality Communications, Inc. (TQCI). He manages all operations of the company and is continually focused on the operational improvements that benefit the TeleQuality customer base.
Born and raised in rural Wisconsin, Koxlien is a leader on rural healthcare telecom issues and advocate for the deployment of broadband connectivity in rural America. Founded in 2006, TeleQuality Communications focuses exclusively on providing telecom and technology solutions for its healthcare partners across the U.S.
With 30 years of telecom experience, Koxlien’s career began in 1986 with US West (CenturyLink). In 1991 he founded The Koxlien Group as a design and project management firm for US West and Ameritech, working closely with the Mayo Clinic and other providers, representing major telecom service companies. In 1999, Koxlien founded Rural Health Telecom, now a brand and subsidiary of TeleQuality Communications.
The FCC’s Rural Health Care (RHC) Program is under strain. Demand for funding exceeded the $400M cap for the first time in 2016, and funding for 2017 is expected to be even tighter. SHLB is working with telehealth applicants, Congress, and the FCC to fund these networks, but the future of the program is uncertain. […]