TechNet Statement on the FCC Approval of the T-Mobile & MetroPCS Merger

Home » TechNet Statement on the FCC Approval of the T-Mobile & MetroPCS Merger

March 13, 2013

TechNet Statement on the FCC Approval of the T-Mobile & MetroPCS Merger

Washington, D.C. –TechNet, the bipartisan policy and political network of technology CEOs that promotes the growth of the innovation economy, today released a statement on the approval by the Federal Communications Commission of the T-Mobile USA merger with MetroPCS.

The following is a statement from TechNet President and CEO Rey Ramsey on the merger:

“The approval of the merger between T-Mobile and MetroPCS will be good for American consumers, plain and simple.  The fact is that wireless innovation is critical to growing our economy and creating needed jobs at a time when our nation most needs it. Our recent survey data clearly shows that Americans are embracing more wireless products and services year in and year out. We applaud the FCC for their thoughtful review of this merger and its positive impact on our economy.”

About TechNet:
TechNet is the national, bipartisan network of CEOs that promotes the growth of technology industries and the economy by building long-term relationships between technology leaders and policymakers and by advocating a targeted policy agenda. TechNet’s members represent more than one million employees in the fields of information technology, biotechnology, e-commerce and finance. TechNet has offices in Washington, D.C., Palo Alto, Sacramento, Seattle, Boston and Austin. Web address: www.technet.org. You can also follow us on Facebook and Twitter at @technetupdate.