Telecommunications Industry Association Applauds U.S. Senate for Passing of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill
Arlington, VA (August 10, 2021) – The Telecommunications Industry Association—the trusted industry association for the connected world—today released a statement on the passing of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act in the Senate.
“TIA applauds the Senate for passing the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act to provide critical funding for America’s infrastructure, including funds to build and secure high-speed networks that connect Americans every day to their jobs, homework, and loved ones,” said TIA’s vice president of government affairs, Melissa Newman. “As the country continues to battle the COVID-19 pandemic, the importance of building secure high-speed networks to increase and improve access for all Americans cannot be overstated. It is imperative that the House quickly passes this legislation allowing funds to be used in an efficient, targeted manner to expand reliable connectivity to every American home and business.”
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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).