Brian Weiss

USTelecom Statement on Confirmation of Gina Raimondo as Commerce Secretary

WASHINGTON, DC – USTelecom | The Broadband Association, a leading association of connectivity providers and innovators, today issued the following statement after the U.S. Senate confirmed Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo as Secretary of Commerce.

Jonathan Spalter, USTelecom President and CEO said:

“Congratulations to Governor Raimondo on her confirmation to lead the Commerce Department. This is a department with a critical role in our connected digital future – from cybersecurity to 5G and spectrum management to broadband deployment, accessibility and equity. This work is more important than ever, and USTelecom members are committed to working with Secretary Raimondo to support and grow our digital economy, increase broadband opportunity and finally achieve our universal connectivity goals.”


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