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ACA Congratulates David Redl On His Senate Confirmation To Head NTIA

PITTSBURGH, Nov. 8, 2017 – American Cable Association President and CEO Matthew M. Polka issued the following statement regarding Senate confirmation of David Redl to be Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information at the Department of Commerce and to be Administrator of the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA):

“ACA congratulates David Redl on his confirmation to head NTIA as a senior Commerce Department official and President Trump’s lead advisor on spectrum policy.  From his time as chief counsel for communications and technology on the House Energy and Commerce Committee, Redl has deep knowledge of the key communications issues facing the country, especially ones important to the success of rural video and broadband providers.  At NTIA, Redl is slated to make key decisions on such issues as the Internet of Things and private sector access to government-controlled radio spectrum. Redl is also expected to advance his ideas intended to expand choice in voice, video and data markets across the country.  ACA looks forward to working with Redl after he is sworn in to office.”


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