Jan 23, 2017

01/23/17: Tom Wheeler’s exit interview

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During his time as head of the Federal Communications Commission, Tom Wheeler pushed for internet providers to deliver information at equal speeds. But companies have pushed back against this idea of net neutrality. Wheeler joined us to talk about the telecom industry, his successor, and his plans for the future. Afterwards, we'll hear from Harvard professor Susan Crawford about what telecom policy might look like under President Trump. 

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Outgoing FCC Chair Tom Wheeler on the future of telecom regulation

Jan 23, 2017
The former FCC chair talks telecom policy, access and data under President Donald Trump.
Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission Tom Wheeler speaks during his keynote conference at the Mobile World Congress back in 2015.
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During his time as head of the Federal Communications Commission, Tom Wheeler pushed for internet providers to deliver information at equal speeds. But companies have pushed back against this idea of net neutrality. Wheeler joined us to talk about the telecom industry, his successor, and his plans for the future. Afterwards, we’ll hear from Harvard professor Susan Crawford about what telecom policy might look like under President Trump. 

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