FCC Commissioner Visits Taiwan

Intends to deepen U.S. collaboration with Taiwan
UNITED STATES - MARCH 31: Federal Communications Commission Commissioner Brendan Carr testifies during the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology hearing titled Connecting America: Oversight of the FCC, in Rayburn Building on Thursday, March 31, 2022. (Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images)

At a glance

  • Federal Communications Commission Commissioner Brendan Carr has arrived in Taiwan, becoming the first sitting FCC commissioner to visit Taiwan in an official capacity.
  • He hopes to send a strong message in support of “a free and democratic Taiwan” while meeting with officials from Taiwan’s National Communications Commission, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and other agencies.
  • “Given my position at the FCC, I look forward in particular to deepening the collaboration with Taiwan and sharing views on network resiliency, cyber, and telecom issues that are vital to our shared security interests,” Carr said.

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