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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

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 [...]

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 [...]