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Posted In: Administration , FCC
Date: 06.29.2017
Background: The White House last night announced its intention to nominate Federal Communications Commission General Counsel Brendan Carr for a full five-year term as a commissioner at the agency. This statement can be attributed to USTelecom CEO Jonathan Spalter: “Brendan Carr is an outstanding nominee to round out a full Commission....
Posted In: Administration , FCC
Date: 06.14.2017
Background: Last night the White House announced its intention to nominate former Federal Communications Commission Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel for another term at the agency.   This statement can be attributed to USTelecom CEO Jonathan Spalter: “Jessica Rosenworcel is a committed public servant and USTelecom is grateful that...
Date: 05.22.2017
With the global ransomware assault  as a backdrop, cybersecurity experts from around the country gathered in Washington for the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST) workshop on updating its cybersecurity framework, which is a guide for federal agencies and private industry on how to secure critical cyber...
Date: 05.17.2017
Background: The White House yesterday nominated David Redl as the National Telecommunications and Information Administration’s Assistant Secretary for Communication and Information. This statement is attributable to USTelecom CEO Jonathan Spalter: “The Commerce Department can play a vital role in expanding access to broadband...
Date: 05.11.2017
Background: Today, the White House issued an Executive Order, “Strengthening the Cybersecurity of Federal Networks and Critical Infrastructure,” which outlines steps for improving the nation’s cybersecurity. The following statement is from USTelecom CEO Jonathan Spalter: “Securing America’s communications...
Date: 04.03.2017
Background: Today, President Trump signed into law a resolution Congress passed under the Congressional Review Act to remove rules that would have created inconsistent privacy protections for consumers. The following statement is from USTelecom CEO Jonathan Spalter: “We welcome President Trump’s action today affirming Congress...
Date: 03.31.2017
In an op-ed published recently in Axios, USTelecom President Jonathan Spalter focused on how consumers’ privacy will not be affected by the recent congressional decision to block the FCC’s implementation of new online privacy rules which were rushed through during the final days of former chairman Tom Wheeler's tenure. Congress...
Date: 03.28.2017
Background: Today, the House approved a resolution passed by the Senate last week under the Congressional Review Act to remove rules that would have created inconsistent privacy protections for consumers.   The following statement is from USTelecom CEO Jonathan Spalter:   “Today’s action is another step to remove...
Posted In: Administration , FCC
Date: 03.07.2017
  Background: The White House today formally renominated Chairman Ajit Pai for another term at the Federal Communications Commission. The following statement is from USTelecom CEO Jonathan Spalter: "Chairman Pai’s renomination as FCC Chairman is great news for American consumers and innovators. We have much to do together...

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