July 19, 2017
Background: Today, the Senate Commerce Committee held a confirmation hearing for three nominees to serve a new term on the Federal Communications Commission: Chairman Ajit Pai, former Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel and FCC General Counsel Brendan Carr.
This statement can be attributed to USTelecom CEO Jonathan Spalter:
“Consumers are fortunate that committed public servants such as current Chairman Ajit Pai, former Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel and FCC General Counsel Brendan Carr have been nominated for the Federal Communications Commission. All three of these dedicated professionals bring years of valuable insight, experience and knowledge to the agency, which will help it achieve its mission of protecting the public interest and ensuring all Americans can benefit from the vital economic opportunities afforded by broadband internet service.”