TIA Applauds Senate Passage of the U.S. Innovation and Competition Act

The measure would fund critical U.S. ICT investments and reinforce industry standards.

Arlington, VA (June 08, 2021) – The Telecommunications Industry Association—the trusted industry association for the connected world—today congratulated the Senate on passing the U.S. Innovation and Competition Act of 2021 (USICA). This bipartisan effort will help the United States continue its role as a world leader in information and communication technology innovation.

“TIA favors critical investments in U.S. technology leadership. The USICA will ensure that the U.S. continues to be fertile ground for developing leading-edge technologies through investments in U.S. semiconductor manufacturing and policies that promote a united approach to producing secure and trusted technologies with America’s partners and allies around the world.” said TIA Vice President of Government Affairs Melissa Newman. “We urge the House to act quickly and pass this important legislation.”


Dan Brown, dbrown@tiaonline.org

About TIA

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).