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LIVE ON PERISCOPE JUNE 4th: FCC Commissioners Clyburn and O’Rielly Discuss Pressing Tech and Telecom Policy at #TIA2015
Arlington, Va. (June 3, 2015) – On Thursday, June 4th, the Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA), the leading association representing the manufacturers and suppliers of high-tech communications networks, will live broadcast remarks from FCC Commissioners Mignon Clyburn and Michael O’Rielly on the social media app Periscope during its annual #TIA2015 Network of the Future Conference, taking place June 2-4 in Dallas, Texas.
Periscope is a smartphone app that lets people live-stream from their phones to anyone who wants to watch. To watch the remarks, simply download the Periscope app for Android or iOS and follow @TIAonline. The broadcast will start at 9:25 am and again at 10:15 am on June 4th. You can watch Periscope videos through the app on your phone or on your desktop browser.
FCC Commissioners Clyburn and O’Rielly are participating as part of a special Policy Day at #TIA2015, where Department of State’s Senior Counselor for International Communications and Information Policy Timothy C. Finton; Department of Defense’s Director of Spectrum Policy and Program Frederick D. Moorefield, Jr.; and executives from Verizon and AT&T are also scheduled to speak. The day will also include a special program on the technology business opportunities in Cuba, with participants from Columbia University, the Department of State and Nearshores America.
For a complete schedule of keynotes and special events, visit: http://www.tia2015.org/schedule/.
The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) represents manufacturers and suppliers of global communications networks through standards development, policy and advocacy, business opportunities, market intelligence, and events and networking. TIA enhances the business environment for broadband, mobile wireless, information technology, networks, cable, satellite and unified communications. Members' products and services empower communications in every industry and market, including healthcare, education, security, public safety, transportation, government, the military, the environment, and entertainment. Visit tiaonline.org for more details.
TIA is accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), and is a proud sponsor of ANSI’s Standards Boost Business campaign. Visit www.standardsboostbusiness.org for details.