Telecommunications Industry Association Congratulates New Commerce Department Leadership

TIA Plans to Work with Gov. Raimondo, Mr. Graves to Expand Connectivity and Promote Standards Innovation

Arlington, VA (January 8, 2020) – The Telecommunications Industry Association—the trusted industry association for the connected world—today released a statement about President-Elect Joe Biden’s decision to nominate Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo for Secretary of the Department of Commerce and Mr. Don Graves for Deputy Secretary of Commerce.

“TIA looks forward to working with Gov. Raimondo and Mr. Graves, once they are confirmed, on a range of important issues that include improving supply chain security, expanding internet connectivity and access, promoting the competitiveness of trusted ICT manufacturers, and ensuring that the U.S. leads in standards innovation,” said TIA CEO, David Stehlin.


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The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) represents more than 400 global companies that enable high-speed communications networks and accelerate next-generation ICT innovation. Through leadership in U.S. and international advocacy, technology programs, standards development, and business performance solutions, TIA and its members are accelerating global connectivity across every industry and market. TIA is accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI).