Brian Weiss

USTelecom Statement on New Senate Commerce Subcommittee Chair Ben Ray Luján

WASHINGTON, DC – USTelecom | The Broadband Association, a leading association of connectivity providers and technology innovators, today released the following statement after Senator Ben Ray Luján (D-NM) was named the new Chair of the Senate Commerce Committee’s Communications, Media, and Broadband Subcommittee.

USTelecom President and CEO Jonathan Spalter said:

“USTelecom congratulates Senator Luján on his appointment to lead the newly named Subcommittee on Communications, Media, and Broadband. The value of broadband infrastructure and 21st century communications networks has never been more clear – and urgent. Our global technology leaders, Main Street companies and heartland cooperatives are collectively committed to working with Chair Luján on our shared goals of broadband investment, affordability and accessibility, and to connecting New Mexico – particularly tribal lands – and every community in the country.”


USTelecom is the national trade association representing technology providers, innovators, suppliers, and manufacturers committed to connecting the world through the power of broadband.