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[January 03, 2013]

CEA Applauds Senate's Confirmation of FCC Commissioner Clyburn

ARLINGTON, Va. --(Business Wire)--

The following statement can be attributed to Gary Shapiro (News - Alert), president and CEO of the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, regarding the Senate's confirmation of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC (News - Alert)) Commissioner Mignon Clyburn.

"Commissioner Clyburn has shown time and again that she understands the impact policy has on technology and innovation. Her passion and comprehension make her an ideal public servant as industry and policy leaders work together to position America as a leader in broadband. We are thrilled to work with her for a new term at the FCC."

Next week, innovation meets policy at the Innovation Policy Summit at the 2013 International CES (News - Alert)®. The summit will host discussions from top government officials and representatives from startups and established consumer electronics companies to highlight the relationship between groundbreaking products and technology policies at the 2013 CES, the world's largest innovation event, January 8-11, 013, in Las Vegas. The session titled "The FCC's Regulatory Agenda for 2013" will bring together four FCC Commissioners, The Honorable Robert McDowell (News - Alert), The Honorable Mignon Clyburn, The Honorable Jessica Rosenworcel and The Honorable Ajit Pai. The panel session will start at 2:45 p.m., on Wednesday, January 9, in the Las Vegas Convention Center, North Hall, N254.

About CEA:

The Consumer Electronics Association (News - Alert) (CEA) is the preeminent trade association promoting growth in the $206 billion U.S. consumer electronics industry. More than 2,000 companies enjoy the benefits of CEA membership, including legislative advocacy, market research, technical training and education, industry promotion, standards development and the fostering of business and strategic relationships. CEA also owns and produces the International CES - The Global Stage for Innovation. All profits from CES are reinvested into CEA's industry services. Find CEA online at www.CE.org, www.DeclareInnovation.com and through social media: https://www.facebook.com/#!/CEAfeed, http://twitter.com/ceafeed, http://blog.ce.org/.

UPCOMING EVENTS

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    January 8-11, 2013, Las Vegas, NV
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    March 8-10, 2013, Snowmass, CO


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