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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: 12.14.2016
WASHINGTON, DC – Broadband provider network capital expenditures declined nearly $1 billion in 2015 to $76 billion, according to USTelecom’s annual broadband investment research report released today. While the 2015 decline was small when compared to past economic cycles, broadband industry investment is a core component in capital...
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Date: 11.18.2016
  Today, the United States Telecom Association (USTelecom) announced that communications industry veteran Allison Remsen will join the association as Executive Vice President & Chief of Staff effective January 1, 2017. Remsen will take on this new role under the association’s incoming President and CEO Jonathan Spalter. Remsen...
Date: 11.09.2016
The following statement is from USTelecom President Walter McCormick: “We congratulate President-Elect Trump, and look forward to working with him and his Administration to advance his commitment to infrastructure investment – particularly as it relates to investment in advanced telecommunications networks and services. This...
Date: 09.09.2016
Background: FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler announced a revised plan for new rules about set-top boxes that would require video providers to offer free apps to subscribers that could replace current devices. The agency also wants to create a new FCC-overseen governmental body to police copyright licensing issues. The following statement is from...
Date: 07.29.2016
Background: Today USTelecom requested the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia conduct an en banc review of legal challenges to the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) extension of public utility regulation to the Internet.   The following statement is from USTelecom President Walter McCormick: “USTelecom...
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Date: 07.05.2016
WASHINGTON, D.C. – USTelecom President Walter McCormick announced today that veteran journalist Amy Schatz, former deputy tech editor with Politico, will become USTelecom’s new vice president of media affairs. Schatz, who holds an MBA in marketing and corporate strategy, has served in key reporting and editing positions with Politico,...
Date: 06.20.2016
Business Data Services Regulation is Not the Pathway Background: Today, Federal Communications Commission Chairman (FCC) Tom Wheeler gave a speech outlining policies to encouraging 5G deployment. The following statement is from USTelecom President & CEO Walter McCormick: “We agree with Chairman Wheeler that 5G deployment will...
Date: 06.16.2016
USTelecom Applauds Passage of Small Business Broadband Deployment Act Background: Yesterday, the Senate Commerce Committee approved a bill, the Small Business Broadband Deployment Act of 2015 (S-2283), which would provide a three-year exemption for small Internet Service Providers from enhanced transparency requirements in the Open Internet...
Date: 06.14.2016
Background: Today the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia released its decision on USTelecom’s appeal of the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) open Internet rules. The following statement is from USTelecom President Walter McCormick: “Two judges on the court have unfortunately failed to recognize the...

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