WASHINGTON – CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) congratulates FCC Chair Ajit Pai on his reconfirmation by the U.S. Senate to a second five-year term.
“CenturyLink commends the Senate for reconfirming Ajit Pai as FCC chairman, a position for which he is extremely well-qualified given his deep understanding of the complex challenges facing today’s communications industry,” said CenturyLink Vice President of Federal Government Affairs David Bartlett. “We applaud Chairman Pai for his strong sustained leadership on broadband deployment for all Americans in all parts of the country and for his work preserving an open internet. We look forward to working with him to develop innovative ways to spur investment in robust fiber networks. These networks are the backbone for everything happening on the internet today and are crucial to America’s prosperity and security.”