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TIA Applauds Appointment of Sue Swenson as FirstNet Chairwoman

Arlington, VA (May 29, 2014) – The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA), the leading association representing the manufacturers and suppliers of high-tech communications networks, today applauded the appointment of Sue Swenson to chair the FirstNet Board. TIA released the following statement:

"Sue Swenson has been an active part of FirstNet's board leadership team.  We expect that she will provide valuable continuity, and TIA looks forward toward working with her in the future.  Sam Ginn deserves much credit for his selfless public service as FirstNet's first Chair. "

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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 for more details.

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