5G Americas Congratulates Jessica Rosenworcel and Brendan Carr on their Senate Confirmations as FCC Commissioners
August 3, 2017
BELLEVUE, Wash. –August 3, 2017– 5G Americas applauds confirmation of Brendan Carr and Jessica Rosenworcel as Commissioners of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) by the U.S. Senate and initial nomination by President Donald J. Trump.
Brendan Carr has a long-standing history with the agency, most recently serving as the FCC’s General Counsel. Prior to that, he was the lead wireless and international legal advisor to FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai.
Jessica Rosenworcel has served as a Commissioner at the FCC from 2012 to 2016 and this will mark her second time serving in this important role. The confirmation of Brendan Carr and Jessica Rosenworcel for these roles is crucial to ensuring our region leads in 5G.
Chris Pearson, President of 5G Americas commented, “5G Americas congratulates Commissioner Carr and Commissioner Rosenworcel on their confirmation. Their experience at the FCC and appreciation of the importance of mobile wireless to U.S citizens and our economy is greatly valued. We look forward to working with both Commissioners to progress 5G throughout the United States.”
About 5G Americas: The Voice of 5G and LTE for the Americas
5G Americas is an industry trade organization composed of leading telecommunications service providers and manufacturers. The organization's mission is to advocate for and foster the advancement and full capabilities of LTE wireless technology and its evolution beyond to 5G, throughout the ecosystem's networks, services, applications and wirelessly connected devices in the Americas. 5G Americas is invested in developing a connected wireless community while leading 5G development for all the Americas. 5G Americas is headquartered in Bellevue, Washington. More information is available at www.5gamericas.org.