Statement on Reappointment of FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel

For Immediate Release
Contact:  Hillary Crowder, 703-351-2086, 

Arlington, Va. (May 22, 2015)—NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association today issued the following statement from Chief Executive Officer Shirley Bloomfield regarding Jessica Rosenworcel’s reappointment as FCC Commissioner: 

“NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association congratulates Jessica Rosenworcel on her reappointment to the FCC. She has been a leader for the industry and a champion for the consumers our nearly 900 community-based telecom providers serve. We are looking forward to continuing our partnership with her to ensure a bright broadband future for all of rural America.”


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