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Scott Bergmann

As Vice President, Scott Bergmann is responsible for coordinating the association's regulatory policy advocacy since July 2013. He has been at CTIA since April 2009, when he joined as Assistant Vice President of Regulatory Affairs.

Bergmann joined CTIA after having served as Senior Legal Advisor in the Office of FCC Commissioner Jonathan Adelstein. Prior to his service in Commissioner Adelstein’s office, Bergmann served as Legal Counsel to the Bureau Chief and then Deputy Chief of Policy for the Commission’s Wireline Competition Bureau. Bergmann began his tenure at the Commission as an Attorney-Advisor with the Industry Analysis Division in the Common Carrier Bureau.

Bergmann holds a Bachelor of Arts from Duke University and a Juris Doctor from the University of Southern California Law Center.

Twitter: @CTIAsbergmann

CTIA Statement After the FCC and NTIA Release Coordination Procedures for 1755-1780, 1695-1710 MHz Bands

After the FCC and the NTIA released coordination procedures for the 1755-1780 and 1695-1710 MHz bands, I said: “CTIA is pleased that the FCC and NTIA have released coordination procedures for the 1755-1780 and 1695-1710 MHz bands. Maximizing information for prospective bidders, and maximizing timely access for AWS-3 licenses will be essential to ensuring that [...]

AMBER Alert via WEA Leads to Safe Recovery of Three Children

We all know how quickly life can change. In just a matter of seconds, a series of circumstances plays out and by good fortune, design or both, a potentially disastrous situation is averted and the despair of what might have been is replaced with the absolute joy of what did happen. That’s exactly what occurred [...]

CTIA Statement After the FCC Announced the Largest Fine Levied Against an Illegal Signal Jamming Device Company

In response to the FCC’s announcement today of the largest fine in its history against a manufacturer and online retailer of illegal signal jamming devices, I said: “We appreciate the forceful penalty the FCC imposed today to enforce its prohibition on cellphone jamming by anyone other than law enforcement. We hope today’s action by the [...]

CTIA Statement on the NTIA 500 MHz Progress Report

In response to the National Telecommunications & Information Administration (NTIA) releasing its 500 MHz Progress Report, I said: “We strongly applaud the efforts of NTIA, the FCC and federal agencies to free up key spectrum bands, such as the 1755-1780 MHz band, which will be made available for auction in November. NTIA and the FCC play [...]

CTIA Statement on FCC’s Broadcast Spectrum Incentive Auctions Order

After the FCC’s Broadcast Spectrum Incentive Auction Order was released, I said: “With more than 325 million consumers choosing mobile wireless services, and with more than $34 billion invested in mobile wireless networks last year alone, it is no wonder that Congress called on a bipartisan basis for the incentive auction. The FCC’s Order represents a [...]

The FCC’s Incentive Auction – A Down Payment on the Next Generation of Mobility

Last week, the FCC voted to take a significant step in freeing up additional spectrum to meet Americans’ unquenchable thirst for mobile broadband service. A textbook example of a “win-win,” the incentive auction’s historic market-based framework will help ensure that the U.S. continues as the mobile ecosystem’s undisputed global leader. While the details of the [...]

Nationwide Wireless Providers Met Voluntary Text to 911 Commitment

I’m pleased to report that yesterday the four nationwide wireless providers met their voluntary commitment deadline to make text-to-911 capability available to public safety answering points (PSAPs) that request, and are capable of supporting, the service. This marked a milestone in the wireless industry’s ongoing effort to enhance public safety by helping consumers access 911 [...]

CTIA Statement on the FCC’s Adoption of a Further NPRM on Commercial Operations in the 3550-3650 MHz Band

In response to the FCC’s adoption of a Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) regarding commercial operations in the 3550-3650 MHz band, I said: “We appreciate the continued efforts of the FCC and NTIA to make available spectrum in the 3.5 GHz band for commercial wireless services to help meet consumers’ ever increasing demand for [...]