Administration favored requests from left-wing groups
Competition, not government regulation, is the best way to generate diverse choices for consumers and businesses
The FCC is in desperate need of a leader that understands that the FCC can’t be the only part of the communications ecosystem that is not modern.
Stakes are high.
Wheeler is former head of the Cellular Telecommunications & Internet Association and the National Cable Television Association.
Never mind the FCC’s own analysis shows the U.S. market is the most competitive it has ever been.
Whoever the president nominates to be the new FCC Chair would be wise to not get boxed in on these issues
The FCC just refused to officially conclude in its mobile competition report that the U.S. wireless market is “effectively competitive.”
‘The next FCC chairman should be someone who can focus on clearing regulatory deadwood’
His departure would leave Democrats with a 2-1 majority on the commission after Republican Commissioner Robert McDowell leaves in a few weeks.
Commissioner gives no reason for leaving after seven years of service
Bush appointee Robert McDowell’s pending resignation leaves 1 Republican on 4-person commission
It would move us backward not forward.
This resource mismanagement problem has been festering behind-the-scenes for decades.
Grassroots uproar has culminated in a response from the White House
Still, a recent industry study has found greater competition among LTE providers in Europe, leading to lower prices for European consumers.
It is scandalous that America’s most valuable 21st century natural resource, spectrum, is still bureaucratically-hoarded
WaPo said Sunday that a plan by the FCC was in place to create a free WiFi ‘super network’
FCC wants free WiFi for all - TheDC
New plan for fast, free wireless Internet met with resistance by telecom companies
The consensus goal here is to bring everyone forward to the 21st century Internet.