TIA Thanks FCC Chairman Wheeler for His Service

Arlington, VA (December 15, 2016) – The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA), today thanked Chairman Tom Wheeler for his dedicated work at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and his service to the country. TIA interim CEO David Heard offered the following statement:

“Tom Wheeler set an ambitious agenda at the FCC and proved to be a thoughtful Chairman. Along with our member companies, TIA has appreciated his leadership on spectrum policy and his efforts to advance next-generation mobile networks.  His work on Spectrum Frontiers has been particularly important, and will provide a large amount of the critical, high band spectrum needed to deliver 5G networks and ensure America can continue to lead the world in innovation. As he takes the next step in a truly distinguished career, we thank him for his dedicated service to the country.”


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.