AT&T Statement on Mobile Now Act

The following statement may be attributed to Tim McKone, AT&T Executive Vice President of Federal Relations: “AT&T commends Chairman Thune and Ranking Member Nelson on the Senate Commerce Committee’s approval of the MOBILE NOW Act.  This bipartisan bill is a step in the right direction – ensuring more spectrum is made available for commercial use…

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Jim Cicconi Reflects on 20 Years Under 1996 Telecommunications Act

To commemorate the 20th Anniversary of the 1996 Telecommunications Act, the Federal Communications Law Journal (FCLJ) has compiled 32 essays from people who were “involved in the Act’s drafting, implementation, and attendant legal challenges.”  Below is an excerpt from a piece written by Jim Cicconi, AT&T’s Senior Executive Vice President of External and Legislative Affairs:…

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Remarks of Jim Cicconi at the Emerging Issues Policy Forum: 2016 Digital Pathway Summit

The following are remarks of Jim Cicconi, AT&T Senior Executive Vice President of External and Legislative Affairs, as prepared for delivery at the Emerging Issues Policy Forum: 2016 Digital Pathway Summit, Amelia Island, Florida, Thursday, January 14, 2016: Thank you, it’s a pleasure to be among so many friends.  I’d like to give you an…

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AT&T Statement on FCC Chairman Wheeler’s Proposed 2016 Broadband Progress Report

Attribute the following to Jim Cicconi, AT&T Senior Executive Vice President, External and Legislative Affairs: “It’s bad enough the FCC keeps moving the goal posts on their definition of broadband, apparently so they can continue to justify intervening in obviously competitive markets.  But now they are even ignoring their own definition in order to pad…

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AT&T Statement on FCC’s Mobile Competition Report

The following statement may be attributed to Joan Marsh, AT&T Vice President of Federal Regulatory: “The FCC today released its latest report to Congress on the state of competition in the wireless industry.  Again, the Commission refuses to declare the wireless industry competitive despite numerous statistics to the contrary. “But even more troubling is the…

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AT&T Statement on Release of Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Text

The following statement may be attributed to Jim Cicconi, AT&T Senior Executive Vice President, External and Legislative Affairs: “TPP brings higher standards and protections to countries that represent nearly 40 percent of the global economy.  It will open markets and establish rules of the road for a 21st Century digital economy.  The e-Commerce commitments in…

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AT&T Applauds Rep. Anna Eshoo and Chairman Walden on their Commitment to Facilitate Broadband Deployment

The following statement may be attributed to Tim McKone, AT&T Executive Vice President of Federal Relations: “We appreciate the bipartisan leadership of Ranking Member Anna Eshoo and Chairman Greg Walden to introduce legislation that will help lower the cost of broadband deployment throughout the nation. This bill will minimize the construction costs and inconveniences associated…

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AT&T Applauds Completion of Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiations

The following statement may be attributed to Jim Cicconi, AT&T Senior Executive Vice President, External and Legislative Affairs: “We commend President Obama, Ambassador Mike Froman and the Staff of the Office of the United States Trade Representative on concluding the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) negotiations and look forward to reviewing the agreement and working with…

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