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Posted In: broadband deployment, broadband investment, infrastructure, NARUC, rural America, USTelecom appearance
Next-generation networks increasingly will play a critical role in upgrading the efficiency of the nation’s infrastructure assets, USTelecom President & CEO Jonathan Spalter said during a panel focused on infrastructure and investment at NARUC’s 2017 winter meeting. Spalter appeared on a panel with executives from the water, oil...
USTelecom President Walter McCormick will lead a discussion with former Transportation Secretary Norman Mineta on tech and transportation issues at the ITS America 2016 conference June 12-16 in San Jose. Mineta, who led the Transportation Department during the challenging periods following 9/11 and Hurricane Katrina, will discuss technology’...
Posted In: broadband service providers, digital, FCC, Internet regulation, privacy, USTelecom appearance
USTelecom President Walter McCormick shared his viewpoints on privacy, Lifeline program, and set-top box proposal issues at the Free State Foundation’s 8th Annual Telecom Policy Conference. McCormick said the FCC’s privacy proposal, which addresses only ISP practices, won’t give consumers consistent protection on the Internet...
Posted In: broadband benefits, broadband deployment, broadband investment, broadband service providers, e-commerce, education, entertainment, FCC, health care, Internet regulation, Open Internet rules, regulatory reform, USTelecom appearance
Cleveland, Ohio — The telecom industry has a long, proud history of serving Americans for the past 100 years, USTelecom President Walter McCormick said in a keynote speech at a meeting of the Indiana, Michigan and Ohio telecom associations. McCormick told the group that the industry provides the foundation for innovations in health...
Posted In: broadband benefits, broadband investment, broadband service providers, FCC, Internet regulation, Open Internet rules, USTelecom appearance
Thank you for inviting me to be here today. It is an honor to address the Media Institute – an organization known for its commitment to freedom of speech, to the First Amendment, to competition in the marketplace of ideas, and to competition in the communications industry. USTelecom and its member companies share these values and...
Posted In: broadband investment, broadband service providers, consumers, FCC, Internet regulation, legal and courts, legislation, Open Internet rules, Order, regulatory reform, USTelecom appearance
USTelecom President Walter McCormick urged Congress to pass legislation that would give the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) clear authority to adopt and enforce open Internet rules. In a speech to the Media Institute, McCormick said there is broad consensus that existing law does not provide the commission with this authority. There also...