Telecommunications Industry Association Congratulates New FCC Acting Chair

TIA plans to work with Acting Chair Ronsenworcel on a range of issues from broadband access to securing networks.

Arlington, VA (January 21, 2020) – The Telecommunications Industry Association—the trusted industry association for the connected world—today released a statement about President Joe Biden’s decision to appoint Jessica Rosenworcel as Acting Chair of the Federal Communications Commission.

“TIA congratulates Jessica Rosenworcel on becoming FCC Acting Chairwoman and looks forward to working on a number of important issues including closing the homework gap, spectrum access, securing and building trust in our networks, and creating space for industry innovation,”  said TIA CEO, David Stehlin. “It’s a pivotal time for information and communication technology, and we must work together to ensure a safe and secure path forward for our nation’s digital infrastructure.”


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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).