PITTSBURGH, May 21, 2015 - American Cable Association President and CEO Matthew M. Polka issued the following statement regarding President Obama's decision to renominate FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel to a five-year term at the agency:
"ACA congratulates FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel on her well-deserved nomination to serve a new term at the agency. Commissioner Rosenworcel knows the unique issues facing the independent cable community, and she regularly considers the needs of industry providers serving rural markets with advanced communications services in her decision-making.
"A talented and hard-working public servant, Commissioner Rosenworcel shares with ACA an abiding interest in public policies that promote competition and protect consumers. Independent cable operators look forward to working with Commissioner Rosenworcel for another five years following her Senate confirmation."
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 nearly 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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