Verizon Praises President Bush's Endorsement of FCC Chairman's Agenda on National Broadband Policy

Full Transparency

More of our content is being permanently logged via blockchain technology starting [10.23.2020].

Learn more

We're committed to building trust.

Going forward more of our content will be permanently logged via blockchain technology—enabling us to provide greater transparency with authoritative verification on all changes made to official releases.

Learn more

BACKGROUND -- President George W. Bush today called the aggressive deployment of broadband crucial to the U.S. economy and the high-tech sector. The president said he was confident that Federal Communications Commission Chairman Michael Powell and the FCC commissioners would adopt the right policies to aggressively promote the deployment of broadband. The following statement should be attributed to Michael Boland, senior vice president-Legislative Affairs for Verizon.

"There's a growing demand for a greater supply of broadband. Today the president joined that chorus and we're thrilled. We, too, have confidence that Michael Powell and the FCC commissioners will adopt the right policies to make billion dollar investments in broadband make sense again. The House has spoken, the president has spoken, and now it's time for the Senate to act."

###

Related Articles

02.15.2021

Virtual Reality (VR) has begun to transform medicine in profound ways. VR solutions are being used to train doctors and to plan and practice operations.

10.23.2020

Verizon’s military discounts site shows everything you need to know about Wireless offers, FiOS savings and military career opportunities, all in one place, making it simple for service members and veterans to discover what Verizon has to offer.