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GPSIA Applauds Senate Confirmation of Starks, Carr to FCC

WASHINGTON – The GPS Innovation Alliance (GPSIA) issued the following statement upon the U.S. Senate’s confirmation of Geoffrey Starks and Brendan Carr to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).


“The GPS Innovation Alliance congratulates Geoffrey Starks on being confirmed to serve as a commissioner for the FCC,” said Executive Director J. David Grossman. “We also applaud the U.S. Senate on reconfirming Commissioner Brendan Carr for a second term at the FCC. GPSIA looks forward to working with Mr. Starks and continuing to work with Commissioner Carr in support of policies that further GPS innovation, creativity and entrepreneurship.”
The GPS Innovation Alliance was founded by Deere & Company, Garmin International, Inc. and Trimble Inc. The Alliance recognizes the ever increasing importance of Global Positioning System (GPS) and other Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) technologies to the global economy and infrastructure and is firmly committed to furthering GPS innovation, creativity and entrepreneurship. The GPS Innovation Alliance seeks to protect, promote and enhance the use of GPS. For more information, please visit


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