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Date: 06.05.2017
This year marks an important milestone in USTelecom history as we note the 120th anniversary of the association’s founding by a group of entrepreneurs who connected Americans across the country using little but thin wires. Our association has continued to evolve with changing times, convening telecom companies of all sizes and distinguishing...
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Date: 06.05.2017
WASHINGTON, D.C. – USTelecom CEO Jonathan Spalter announced today that Jeremy Pederson has joined the association as a Vice President of Government Affairs. Pederson comes to USTelecom from Frontier Communications, where he was a Senior Manager of Federal Legislative Affairs. Prior to joining Frontier, he served as legislative counsel to...
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Date: 04.03.2017
WASHINGTON, DC— DC communications strategist Sally Aman is USTelecom’s new Senior Vice President of Communications and Public Affairs, the broadband group announced today.  After 15 years at the helm of her own firm, Aman starts in her new role today. “I am thrilled Sally is joining USTelecom to lead our communications...
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: 12.14.2016
WASHINGTON, DC – Broadband provider network capital expenditures declined nearly $1 billion in 2015 to $76 billion, according to USTelecom’s annual broadband investment research report released today. While the 2015 decline was small when compared to past economic cycles, broadband industry investment is a core component in capital...
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Date: 11.18.2016
  Today, the United States Telecom Association (USTelecom) announced that communications industry veteran Allison Remsen will join the association as Executive Vice President & Chief of Staff effective January 1, 2017. Remsen will take on this new role under the association’s incoming President and CEO Jonathan Spalter. Remsen...
Date: 11.09.2016
The following statement is from USTelecom President Walter McCormick: “We congratulate President-Elect Trump, and look forward to working with him and his Administration to advance his commitment to infrastructure investment – particularly as it relates to investment in advanced telecommunications networks and services. This...
Date: 09.09.2016
Background: FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler announced a revised plan for new rules about set-top boxes that would require video providers to offer free apps to subscribers that could replace current devices. The agency also wants to create a new FCC-overseen governmental body to police copyright licensing issues. The following statement is from...
Date: 07.29.2016
Background: Today USTelecom requested the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia conduct an en banc review of legal challenges to the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) extension of public utility regulation to the Internet.   The following statement is from USTelecom President Walter McCormick: “USTelecom...
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Date: 07.05.2016
WASHINGTON, D.C. – USTelecom President Walter McCormick announced today that veteran journalist Amy Schatz, former deputy tech editor with Politico, will become USTelecom’s new vice president of media affairs. Schatz, who holds an MBA in marketing and corporate strategy, has served in key reporting and editing positions with Politico,...

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