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USTelecom Statement on Confirmation of FCC Commissioners Carr and Starks

01.02.2019

Background: Today, the Senate confirmed Geoffrey Starks to serve as a Commissioner at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), and reconfirmed Brendan Carr for another term as a Commissioner.

The following statement can be attributed to Jonathan Spalter, President & CEO, USTelecom:

Geoffrey Starks’ record of public service and expertise in communications policy will be valuable assets to the Commission’s important work.  It will be great to partner with him in the months ahead to advance our shared goals of expanding broadband deployment, and stoking the engines of investment and innovation consumers deserve and our networks require.”

“Commissioner Carr already has made a lasting mark on policies to bridge the digital divide and ensure our nation continues to lead in the deployment of next generation connectivity.  I congratulate him on being reconfirmed.”

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