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FCC Taps Fiber Broadband Association President for Broadband Deployment Advisory Council

FCC Taps Fiber Broadband Association President for Broadband Deployment Advisory Council

 

This week, FCC Chair Ajit Pai named Heather Burnett Gold, President & CEO of the Fiber Broadband Association to the Broadband Deployment Advisory Council, which is charged with advising on how to enable and create incentives for broadband infrastructure deployment. The group, which also includes Fiber Broadband Association members Comcast, Google Fiber, Rocket Fiber, TDS Telecom and Cincinnati Midwest, is well aligned with the Association's mission of accelerating the connected future.  

"The Fiber Broadband Association has long worked to break down and reduce regulatory barriers to fiber deployment by educating policymakers at all levels of government, as well as communities directly, on how to enable and create incentives for infrastructure deployment," said Gold, "We and our members look forward to working with the Chairman and this group on developing model proposals to propel fiber broadband deployment across the U.S." 

 

About the Fiber Broadband Association

The Fiber Broadband Association -- formerly the Fiber to the Home Council Americas -- is the largest and only trade association in the Americas dedicated to the pursuit of all fiber optic network infrastructure to the home, to the business and to everywhere. The Fiber Broadband Association helps providers make informed decisions about how, where, and why to build better broadband networks with fiber optics while counting on its members to lead the organization forward, collaborate with industry allies and propel fiber optic deployment forward. Since 2001, these companies, organizations and people have worked with our communities and consumers in mind to build a better broadband future here and around the world. Learn more at fiberbroadband.org; and join us June 12-14 in Orlando for 2017 Fiber Connect by registering at fiberconnect.org

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