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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 September Open Meeting

I released the following statement today: “CTIA is encouraged by the FCC’s adoption of three additional incentive auction-related items at today’s open meeting. Countless studies and bipartisan policymakers recognize the need for additional spectrum to meet growing consumer demand and the integration of mobile broadband into important sectors of our economy, including education, health and [...]

Mobile: It All Comes Back to Spectrum

As CTIA stated in its comments and reply comments in the FCC’s Open Internet proceeding, carriers are focused on how wireless networks are managed in order to deliver a robust service to consumers.  A key element of that equation is the amount of spectrum in an area available to the carrier. Those capacity constraints are also why [...]

Wireless IS Different [Infographic]

Wireless is different from wireline, but do you know why? It is a seemingly simple question, but there are very complicated answers. While the two highly regarded wireless engineers, Dr. Jeffrey H. Reed, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Virginia Tech University and Director of Wireless@Virginia Tech and Dr. Nishith Tripathi, a senior consultant who [...]

New Technical Report on Role of Mobile Network Management in the Open Internet Debate

I’m pleased to announce that earlier today, we submitted a new technical report in the FCC’s Open Internet docket examining the unique technical challenges faced by mobile broadband providers and their impact on Open Internet policy. While lawyers and policy analysts will always be a part of this debate, this paper provides a crucial technical [...]

CTIA Statement on FCC’s Defaulter Rule Waiver for the AWS-3 Auction

Following the Federal Communication Commission’s approval of a waiver of the former defaulter rule for the AWS-3 Auction, I said: “We thank Chairman Wheeler and his colleagues for their swift action to facilitate and encourage active participation in the AWS-3 Auction. This investment-friendly decision represents an important step toward a successful auction of this much-needed [...]

CTIA Statement in Response to the NAB’s Broadcast Incentive Auction Lawsuit Against the FCC

In reaction to the NAB’s broadcast incentive auction lawsuit, I said: “We continue to believe that the incentive auction will be a win for broadcasters, wireless companies and consumers, and that the FCC’s order strikes the right balance to ensure that consumers emerge as winners. “While we would prefer to work together collaboratively to address [...]

CTIA Statement on the FCC’s August Open Meeting on Text-to-911 and Wireless Towers

After the FCC’s August Open Meeting, I said:                                                         “CTIA and its member companies have a strong record of enhancing public safety so that wireless consumers, including the deaf, hard of hearing and speech impaired communities, can reach 911 in their greatest time of need. This record was demonstrated by the successful voluntary commitment made over [...]

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 [...]