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CTA Applauds the FCC Confirmations of Rosenworcel and Carr

Arlington, VA – August 3, 2017 – 

The following statement is attributed to Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, Consumer Technology Association (CTA), regarding the confirmation and appointment of Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Commissioners Jessica Rosenworcel and Brendan Carr:

“We commend the Senate for confirming each of these highly qualified public servants and we thank President Trump for nominating them.”

“It is a pleasure to see Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel return to the FCC to continue her work promoting innovation and American leadership in the digital economy and to welcome Commissioner Brendan Carr. We look forward to working with each of them to tackle some of the most pressing and pertinent issues facing our industry, including freeing up additional spectrum for licensed and unlicensed use.

“We also urge the full Senate to take swift action on FCC Chairman Ajit Pai and the Senate Commerce Committee to approve the nomination of David Redl to lead the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA).”