CCA Thanks Senate Commerce Committee for Advancing Nomination of Geoffrey Starks as FCC Commissioner
Washington, DC – June 27, 2018 –Today, in an Executive Session, the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation (the “Committee”) advanced the nomination of Geoffrey Starks as a Commissioner to the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC” or “Commission”) by a unanimous voice vote. Competitive Carriers Association (“CCA”) thanks the Committee for advancing this nomination and urges swift approval by the full Senate.
“I applaud Chairman John Thune (R-SD), Ranking Member Bill Nelson (D-FL), and the Committee for their unanimous decision to advance Geoffrey Starks’ FCC nomination to the full Senate,” said CCA President & CEO Steven K. Berry. “Mr. Starks’ commitment to close the digital divide to connect all Americans with robust mobile broadband services with efficient use of USF funds and recognition of the need for more spectrum and modernized siting policies, makes him a great addition to the FCC. I thank the Committee for progressing the nomination and urge swift confirmation by the full Senate to return the Commission to full strength.”
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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