The Wireless Infrastructure Association (WIA) issued the following statement from President and CEO Jonathan Adelstein regarding the Senate’s vote today to approve the re-nomination of Commissioner Brendan Carr to the FCC and the nomination of Geoffrey Starks as Commissioner of the FCC.
“Congratulations to Commissioner Carr for his approval by the Senate to serve a full term at the FCC. Commissioner Carr has already made his mark at the Commission as the point person on broadband infrastructure policy among other notable accomplishments. He has a deep appreciation of the role wireless infrastructure plays in 5G deployment and is committed to maintaining America’s leadership in wireless investment and innovation. The wireless infrastructure industry appreciates his collaborative approach and we look forward to continuing to work closely with Commissioner Carr.
WIA also congratulates Geoffrey Starks on becoming an FCC Commissioner. Throughout this process, Mr. Starks has demonstrated a deep understanding of wireless infrastructure issues. His experience and knowledge will be an asset as he begins his work at the FCC. WIA looks forward to working with Mr. Starks to ensure that the United States leads the world in 5G and polices are enacted to spur investment in wireless infrastructure.”