Genachowksi Statement on CenturyLink
Federal Communications Commission
News Media Information 202 / 418-0500445 12th Street, S.W.
Washington, D. C. 20554
This is an unofficial announcement of Commission action. Release of the full text of a Commission order constitutes official action.
See MCI v. FCC. 515 F 2d 385 (D.C. Circ 1974).
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
NEWS MEDIA CONTACT:May 1, 2013
Neil Grace, 202-418-0506
STATEMENT FROM FCC CHAIRMAN JULIUS GENACHOWSKI ON CENTURYLINK’S
ANNOUNCEMENT TO DEPLOY GIGABIT SPEED SERVICE IN OMAHA“Ultra-fast broadband speeds will unleash next-generation apps and services nationwide that will fuel
innovation, U.S. economic growth, and our global competitiveness. This January, I called on providers
and community leaders to establish gigabit communities nationwide. Today’s announcement that
CenturyLink will bring gigabit service to Omaha makes it the latest in a series of communities, including
Austin, Chattanooga, Kansas City, Lafayette and Provo, to move us closer to meeting that challenge.”
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