OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — April 17, 2018 — Today, Commissioner Mignon Clyburn announced that she will step down from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). In response, Sprint (NYSE: S) released the following statement attributed to Vonya B. McCann, Senior Vice President of Government Affairs:
“Sprint salutes Commissioner Clyburn for her 20 years of public service, first with the South Carolina Public Service Commission and then with the FCC. She has been a tireless advocate for consumers and a champion of efforts to bridge the digital divide. We wish her all the best in her future endeavors.”
Sprint (NYSE: S) is a communications services company that creates more and better ways to connect its customers to the things they care about most. Sprint served 54.6 million connections as of December 31, 2017 and is widely recognized for developing, engineering and deploying innovative technologies, including the first wireless 4G service from a national carrier in the United States; leading no-contract brands including Virgin Mobile USA, Boost Mobile, and Assurance Wireless; instant national and international push-to-talk capabilities; and a global Tier 1 Internet backbone. Today, Sprint’s legacy of innovation and service continues with an increased investment to dramatically improve coverage, reliability, and speed across its nationwide network and commitment to launching the first 5G mobile network in the U.S. You can learn more and visit Sprint at www.sprint.com orwww.facebook.com/sprint and www.twitter.com/sprint.
Lisa Belot, Sprint