CEA Commends FCC for Taking Important Step Forward Toward Greater Spectrum Access
Arlington, VA – 09/28/2012 – The following statement is attributable to Julie Kearney, vice president of regulatory affairs of the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, on the FCC’s adoption of the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) regarding voluntary spectrum auctions:
“Additional spectrum is not only key to our national competitiveness, but also needed for creating jobs and spurring economic growth. The FCC’s adoption of this critical spectrum item is great step forward toward unleashing countless innovative products and services that rely on our nation’s valuable spectrum resources.
“We look forward to reviewing the FCC’s NPRM and helping the FCC craft rules that will ensure that consumers are able to use their smartphones and tablets to their fullest capabilities.”
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) is the preeminent trade association promoting growth in the $206 billion U.S. consumer electronics industry. More than 2,000 companies enjoy the benefits of CEA membership, including legislative advocacy, market research, technical training and education, industry promotion, standards development and the fostering of business and strategic relationships. CEA also owns and produces the International CES – The Global Stage for Innovation. All profits from CES are reinvested into CEA’s industry services. Find CEA online at www.CE.org, www.DeclareInnovation.com and through social media.
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