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Date: 03.28.2017
Background: Today, the House approved a resolution passed by the Senate last week under the Congressional Review Act to remove rules that would have created inconsistent privacy protections for consumers.   The following statement is from USTelecom CEO Jonathan Spalter:   “Today’s action is another step to remove...
Posted In: Administration , FCC
Date: 03.07.2017
  Background: The White House today formally renominated Chairman Ajit Pai for another term at the Federal Communications Commission. The following statement is from USTelecom CEO Jonathan Spalter: "Chairman Pai’s renomination as FCC Chairman is great news for American consumers and innovators. We have much to do together...
Date: 03.06.2017
WASHINGTON, D.C. – USTelecom CEO Jonathan Spalter announced today that Galen Roehl has been promoted to Senior Vice President of Government Affairs. “Congress has a once in a lifetime opportunity to make a lasting difference for all Americans when it comes to the nation’s broadband future. I am thrilled that Galen Roehl will...
Date: 03.01.2017
As Congress begins discussing the possibility of making improvements to the nation’s infrastructure, there is growing support to include broadband as a core part of new funding and incentive programs. In a joint op-ed published in The Hill, USTelecom and NTCA – the Rural Broadband Association propose a simple roadmap to get more...
Date: 02.27.2017
A PDF of the letter is available here.    February 27, 2017   The Honorable John Thune                                       ...
Date: 02.01.2017
Remarks by USTelecom President & CEO Jonathan Spalter Broadband First: Investing in America’s Infrastructure January 26, 2017 It was 60-plus years ago when President Dwight Eisenhower, fresh from World War II Europe’s front-row seat where he was able to see the efficiency of the German autobahn, came back to the United States...
Date: 01.18.2017
Background: Today, during the Senate Commerce Committee’s confirmation hearing, nominee Wilbur Ross signaled he believes broadband should be an “essential part” of the new administration’s infrastructure plans. The following statement is from USTelecom President & CEO Jonathan Spalter: “Wilbur Ross's...
Date: 01.11.2017
America’s broadband networks are no longer merely the vital link binding our businesses, communities and families, they also have become the indispensable welding tool required to safeguard, optimize and future-proof our nation’s infrastructure, wrote USTelecom President and CEO Jonathan Spalter in a new op-ed published by Morning...
Date: 04.15.2016
Background: Today the White House called upon the Federal Communications Commission to reach a specific result in an open proceeding dealing with set-top boxes used to deliver video programming. The following statement is from USTelecom President Walter McCormick: “The Administration’s disregard for the integrity of the...
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With President Donald Trump’s “America’s Infrastructure First” policy calling for $1 trillion in new investment to improve the nation’s infrastructure, broadband will play a critical role in connecting our citizens, communities and businesses and must be front and center in this important initiative. USTelecom...

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