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Posted In: FCC, Senate
Date: 08.03.2017
Background: Earlier today, the Senate confirmed current Federal Communications Commission General Counsel Brendan Carr and former Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel for a new term at the agency.   This statement can be attributed to USTelecom CEO Jonathan Spalter: “Former Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel and current General Counsel...
Posted In: FCC, Senate
Date: 08.02.2017
Background: The Senate Commerce Committee today voted to advance the nominations of Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai, former FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel and current General Counsel Brendan Carr. This statement can be attributed to USTelecom CEO Jonathan Spalter: “Today’s Committee approval is great...
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...
Posted In: FCC, Internet, privacy, Senate
Date: 03.23.2017
Background: Today, the Senate approved a resolution under the Congressional Review Act to roll-back counterproductive privacy rules adopted last year by the Federal Communications Commission which would have created inconsistent privacy protections for consumers. The following statement is from USTelecom CEO Jonathan Spalter: “...
Date: 03.06.2017
WASHINGTON, D.C. – USTelecom CEO Jonathan Spalter announced today that Galen Roehl has been promoted to Senior Vice President of Government Affairs. “Congress has a once in a lifetime opportunity to make a lasting difference for all Americans when it comes to the nation’s broadband future. I am thrilled that Galen Roehl will...
Date: 02.07.2017
Background: Today, Senate Democrats held a press briefing with online advocates to discuss the future of net neutrality legislation. The following statement is from USTelecom President & CEO Jonathan Spalter: “Maintaining – and strengthening – our dynamic, ever-innovating and open internet is a vital national interest...
Date: 06.16.2016
USTelecom Applauds Passage of Small Business Broadband Deployment Act Background: Yesterday, the Senate Commerce Committee approved a bill, the Small Business Broadband Deployment Act of 2015 (S-2283), which would provide a three-year exemption for small Internet Service Providers from enhanced transparency requirements in the Open Internet...