WIA Statement on the Nominations of Jessica Rosenworcel as Chair of the FCC, Gigi Sohn as an FCC Commissioner, and Alan Davidson as Assistant Secretary of Communications and Information

ARLINGTON, Va. – Please attribute the following statement to WIA President and CEO, Jonathan Adelstein.

“I am thrilled President Biden is nominating three such experienced public servants to fill out his telecommunications team. We need these outstanding leaders confirmed as soon as possible to address the many pressing issues on the agenda, including winning the race to 5G. I have worked with each of them for over two decades and know them to be knowledgeable, open, and dedicated to advancing America’s telecommunications leadership.

“WIA congratulates Jessica Rosenworcel on her nomination as Chair of the FCC. Her knowledge, experience, and commitment to bridging the digital divide and the homework gap will be crucial as the FCC guides America through the expansion of 5G. We look forward to working with her to increase broadband access and accelerate 5G deployment.

“WIA also congratulates Gigi Sohn on her nomination as an FCC Commissioner. Her extensive experience at the FCC and in the telecommunications field, and her deep commitment to the public interest, will serve consumers well.

“WIA also congratulates Alan Davidson on his nomination as head of NTIA. Mr. Davidson’s deep background in telecommunications and technology has prepared him to be a highly effective leader of NTIA.

“We look forward to working with these skilled leaders to help expand broadband access to everyone in the U.S.”


About WIA: 

The Wireless Infrastructure Association (WIA) represents the businesses that build, develop, own, and operate the nation’s wireless infrastructure. WIA advocates for the widespread, responsible deployment of wireless infrastructure to enable mobile broadband for communities everywhere. 

Contact: Marshall Miller | 717-951-0795 | marshall.miller@wia.org