The Senate today voted to confirm Federal Communications Commission nominee Nathan Simington. IIA released the following statement:

The Internet Innovation Alliance congratulates Nathan Simington on his Senate confirmation to the Federal Communications Commission. In these unprecedented times, America’s internet infrastructure has shown resilience that illustrates why our high-speed broadband communications is the envy of the world. As a member of the FCC, Simington’s wireless industry experience, grasp of 5G and understanding of the entire internet ecosystem will aid the Commission as it continues to craft policies that will help close the digital divide and advance next-generation networks. We look forward to working with Commissioner Simington on these issues, together seeking to improve the internet ecosystem for all Americans.