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USTelecom Statement on FCC’S Order to Streamline Deployment for Next Generation Networks

03.22.2018

Background: The FCC today approved an order to reduce the regulatory costs associated with 5G infrastructure deployment.

The following statement is from USTelecom CEO Jonathan Spalter:

“The FCC’s order to streamline deployment for next generation networks reflects the Commission’s future-focused and pro-consumer approach to helping speed the delivery of next generation technologies. Broadband providers across the nation are deploying smarter, faster fiber networks to connect our customers and the technologies they rely on. USTelecom’s members stand ready to connect the countless new small cells that will deliver 5G across our nation. We appreciate Chairman Pai’s and Commissioner Carr’s leadership on this item to reduce regulatory roadblocks and ensure all Americans have access to world class broadband networks.”