Brian Weiss

USTelecom Statement on Confirmation of Nathan Simington to FCC

WASHINGTON, DC – USTelecom | The Broadband Association, a leading association of connectivity providers and innovators, today issued the following statement after the U.S. Senate confirmed Nathan Simington to be a member of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).

Jonathan Spalter, USTelecom president and CEO said:

“USTelecom looks forward to working with Mr. Simington in the coming days to advance the urgent and bipartisan goal of accelerating broadband connectivity to all in the United States. The value of broadband – and the state-of-the-art networks our members invest in and build – has never been clearer, and the work of the FCC in the years ahead will have a profound impact on connectivity and America’s global digital leadership. Whatever the challenge – COVID-19, economic recovery, job creation, racial equity, healthcare, education or national security – broadband is essential to our nation’s connected future. Count on USTelecom to work with Commissioner Simington and the rest of his colleagues on the Commission to meet these challenges head on and create opportunities to finally put the digital divide in the rearview mirror.”

USTelecom is the national trade association representing technology providers, innovators, suppliers, and manufacturers committed to connecting the world through the power of broadband.