PITTSBURGH, October 29, 2013 - American Cable Association President and CEO Matthew M. Polka issued the following statement regarding Senate confirmation of Federal Communications Commission Chairman Thomas Wheeler and Commissioner Michael O'Rielly:
"ACA congratulates Chairman Wheeler and Commissioner
O'Rielly on their Senate confirmation this evening. We look forward to working
with them as well as Commissioners Jessica Rosenworcel and Ajit Pai on addressing
the critical communications policy issues facing the country. We also look
forward to continuing our constructive relationship with Commissioner Mignon
Clyburn, who deserves special praise for keeping the FCC's agenda on track while
serving as Acting Chairwoman these past few months."
About the American Cable Association: Based in Pittsburgh, the American Cable Association is a trade organization representing about 850 smaller and medium-sized, independent cable companies who provide broadband services for more than 7 million cable subscribers primarily located in rural and smaller suburban markets across America. Through active participation in the regulatory and legislative process in Washington, D.C., ACA's members work together to advance the interests of their customers and ensure the future competitiveness and viability of their business. For more information, visit http://www.americancable.org/
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