TIA Congratulates FCC Chairman Pai on Nomination to New Term

Arlington, VA (March 7, 2017) – The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA), the leading association representing the manufacturers and suppliers of high-tech communications networks, today congratulated Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai for being nominated by President Trump to a new five-year term.

Cinnamon Rogers, TIA’s Senior Vice President of Government Affairs, issued the following statement:

“Chairman Pai has demonstrated a clear understanding of the significant impact that U.S. tech and telecom companies have on innovation, jobs and growth. We applaud his efforts to steer the FCC toward an approach that protects consumers while pursuing smart, light-touch regulations on businesses. In doing so, the Commission will help maximize our industry’s economic contributions and allow our companies to bring transformative products and services to market that meet consumers’ ever increasing needs for connectivity. Along with our members throughout the country, we congratulate Chairman Pai on being re-nominated at the FCC.”


Ashley Simmons, 703-907-7704, asimmons@tiaonline.org

About TIA

The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) represents manufacturers and suppliers of global communications networks through standards development, policy and advocacy, business opportunities, market intelligence, and events and networking. TIA enhances the business environment for broadband, mobile wireless, information technology, networks, cable, satellite and unified communications. Members' products and services empower communications in every industry and market, including healthcare, education, security, public safety, transportation, government, the military, the environment, and entertainment. Visit tiaonline.org for more details. TIA is accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), and is a proud sponsor of ANSI’s Standards Boost Business campaign. Visit www.standardsboostbusiness.org for details.