FCC Launches Technology Experience Center
Nov 2, 2010 3:04 PM
Washington - Oct 26, 2010 - The Federal Communications Commission's Office of Managing Director today is accepting donations for the new FCC Technology Experience Center (FCC TEC), an on-site technology lab that will provide FCC employees and invited guests hands-on experience with the latest communications devices and solutions.
"Today's world of technology is always changing, and we are establishing the Technology Experience Center to allow FCC employees to keep pace with this change," said Steven VanRoekel, the FCC's managing director. "The goal of FCC TEC is to promote better employee understanding of the current state of technology in the industries in which the Commission oversees."
The Technology Experience Center will provide access to an array of technical communications devices designed for personal or business use. Manufacturers and/or vendors who are interested in donating devices to the Center should contact Ronald Cunningham, director of FCC TEC, at Ronald.Cunningham@fcc.gov or 202-513-4515. Donation to the Center is strictly voluntary and is not contingent on and does not imply any expected benefit to the donor.
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