TIA offers to work with FCC to ensure that rules be crafted in a way to promote investment and innovation in new products and services.
Washington, D.C. – The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) submitted the following statement in response to the release of proposed rules by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) today related to the issue of network neutrality:
"TIA has been a long-time supporter of access to content over the Internet and the connectivity of devices, so long as such activity does not cause harm to the network," said TIA President Grant Seiffert. "We stand ready to collaborate with the FCC. Representing manufacturers of all network platforms and the suppliers of endless IP-enabled end-user devices, we offer our members' expertise throughout the process.
It is in both consumers' and industry's interest to ensure that rules be crafted in a way to promote investment and innovation in new products and services."
For more information about TIA's statement, please contact Danielle Coffey at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) represents the global information and communications technology (ICT) industry through standards development, advocacy, tradeshows, business opportunities, market intelligence and world-wide environmental regulatory analysis. With roots dating back to 1924, 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.
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TIA's Board of Directors includes senior-level executives from ACS, ADC, ADTRAN, Alcatel-Lucent, ANDA Networks, AttivaCorp, Avaya, Bechtel Communications, Inc., Cisco Systems, Corning Incorporated, Ericsson, Inc., GENBAND, Inc., Graybar, Henkels & McCoy, ILS Technology, Intel Corporation, Intersect, Inc., LGE, Microsoft, Motorola, Nokia Siemens Networks, Nortel, Openwave, Inc., Panasonic Computer Solutions Co., Powerwave Technologies, Qualcomm, Research In Motion, Sumitomo Electric Lightwave Corporation, Tellabs, Tyco Electronics, Ulticom, Inc., and Verari Systems. Advisors to the Board include FAL Associates, Orca Systems and Telcordia Technologies.
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