CCA Applauds Confirmations of Jessica Rosenworcel and Brendan Carr as FCC Commissioners
Washington, DC – August 3, 2017 – Today, the U.S. Senate confirmed the nominations of Jessica Rosenworcel and Brendan Carr as Commissioners to the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC” or “Commission”). Competitive Carriers Association (“CCA”) applauds the Senate for confirming the nominees and looks forward to working with both Commissioners on issues important to our members.
In a statement, CCA President & CEO Steven K. Berry said, “I applaud the Senate for confirming Jessica Rosenworcel and Brendan Carr as FCC Commissioners, and congratulate them on their confirmations. Both Commissioners possess extensive knowledge of the communications industry and understand the importance of ensuring all Americans, including those in rural areas, have access to advanced mobile broadband services. The Commission is now at full strength with extraordinary talent from the telecom industry.”
“With an ambitious and comprehensive agenda, including many competitive policy issues still on the table, I have no doubt the Commission will tackle each issue with celerity. I thank the Senate for confirming the nominations and look forward to our continued work on behalf of competitive carriers with all five Commissioners and their respective staffs.”
CCA is the nation’s leading association for competitive wireless providers and stakeholders across the United States. The licensed service area of CCA’s nearly 100 carrier members covers 95 percent of the nation. Visit www.ccamobile.org.
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