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Statement on RAY BAUM’s Act of 2018

Washington, DC — Internet Association President and CEO Michael Beckerman issued the following statement on RAY BAUM’S Act of 2018:

“The internet industry supports the FCC reauthorization bill, appropriately renamed RAY BAUM’S Act in honor of the late committee staff director and spectrum champion Ray Baum. The reauthorization enables a properly functioning agency and includes spectrum provisions that allow for greater deployment of broadband. The internet sector believes in maximizing internet access through any means, including wireline and wireless connections as well as licensed and unlicensed spectrum.”