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FCC confirms Wheeler nomination, Clyburn acting chairwoman

Thursday 2 May 2013 | 10:00 CET | News
The FCC's outgoing chairman, Julius Genachowski, has confirmed President Obama's intention to nominate Tom Wheeler as chairman and commissioner Mignon Clyburn as acting chairwoman upon his departure in the middle of May. Wheeler was appointed chairman of the FCC's technology advisory council in 2010. Genachowski said that with Wheeler's "deep policy expertise and his first-hand experience as a technology investor, he is a superb choice to advance the FCC's mission of promoting innovation, investment, competition, and consumer protection". Until Wheeler's eventual confirmation, commissioner

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