Mobile Future

Mobile Future Statement on Senate Commerce Spectrum Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Senate Commerce Committee today reported out S.911, The Public Safety Spectrum and Wireless Innovation Act, sponsored by Chairman Jay Rockefeller and Ranking Member Kay Bailey Hutchison.

The following statement should be attributed to Jonathan Spalter, chairman of Mobile Future:

Mobile Future applauds Senators Rockefeller and Hutchison for their bi-partisan leadership on this important piece of spectrum legislation. We appreciate the Committee’s clear recognition that we must urgently make additional wireless spectrum available to fuel our technology-driven economy.  We strongly urge lawmakers to move this legislation quickly through the process to continue to spur investment, innovation and new economic opportunities.

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Jonathan Spalter, chairman of Mobile Future (http://www.mobilefuture.org), served as chief information officer at the United States Information Agency during the Clinton administration.

Additional information about Mobile Future can be found at www.mobilefuture.org.