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Genachowski Confirmed as the FCC Chairman

The U.S. Senate on Thursday approved the Obama administration's nomination of Julius Genachowski, a telecommunications industry executive, to head the Federal Communications Commission.

Genachowski is set to chair the five-member panel that will be dominated by Democrats seeking to bring more power to consumers and extend high-speed Internet access to rural parts of the United States.

Read full story: Reuters

Related topics: Broadband, Net Neutrality, Policy & Regulation, Telecom, White Space, Wireless

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