April 5, 2017
Background: Today, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai announced plans to form an Office of Economics and Data and to ensure economic analysis is provided for rulemakings, transactions and auctions.
The following statement is from USTelecom CEO Jonathan Spalter:
“Good policymaking rests on a foundation of sound economic analysis and it will help consumers by encouraging competition and market-driven results. We commend Chairman Pai for making economic analysis a priority again at the agency.”