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TIA Congratulates President Trump on his Inauguration, Calls for Focus on Infrastructure

Arlington, VA (January 20, 2017) – The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA), the leading association representing the manufacturers and suppliers of high-tech communications networks, today congratulated President Donald J. Trump on his inauguration as the 45th President of the United States.

TIA Board Chairman and Interim CEO David Heard commented:

“We congratulate President Trump on his inauguration, and express our willingness to work closely with his Administration to advance an agenda that promotes investment, create jobs, and opens markets. The President recognizes the need to increase investment in broadband infrastructure as a key component of accelerating economic growth.  Investment in communications infrastructure will unleash the full potential of new and emerging technologies including the Internet of Things and 5G wireless connectivity. These technologies will revolutionize our lives, create new economic opportunity and spur productivity and job creation. TIA Members are driving the future and we look forward to engaging with the Administration on the issues that will be critical to achieving our shared goals.”

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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.

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