5/1/2013

The reported choice of Tom Wheeler to helm the Federal Communications Commission is officially supported by NAB but may be mixed news for the industry. Wheeler has criticized broadcasters for initially resisting the spectrum auctions and moving slowly on mobile DTV, but he has shown an openness to relaxing ownership regulations. "NAB welcomes the nomination of Tom Wheeler as chairman of the FCC. He has the experience and temperament to serve the agency with distinction, and we look forward to working with him," said NAB President Gordon Smith.

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