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TIA Applauds Senate Confirmation of Penny Pritzker as Secretary of Commerce

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TIA Applauds Senate Confirmation of Penny Pritzker as Secretary of Commerce

ARLINGTON, VA (June 25, 2013) – The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA), the leading association representing the manufacturers and suppliers of high-tech communications networks, today commented on the Senate confirmation of Ms. Penny Pritzker as the Secretary of Commerce.   Grant Seiffert, president of TIA, issued the following statement:

“TIA applauds the Senate’s confirmation of Penny Pritzker as the Secretary of Commerce.  Ms. Pritzker’s extensive experience in the private sector will be key as she assumes the leadership role at the Department of Commerce. The Department of Commerce plays a critical role for the telecommunications sector by improving market access for telecommunications equipment in global markets and in advancing telecommunications and information policy.  We look forward to working with Ms. Pritzker and the staff at the Commerce Department to advance the Administration’s trade agenda to create jobs and expand economic growth through trade, as well as the Administration’s priority to make government spectrum available for more commercial economic uses.” 

About TIA

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.

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About TIA

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.

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