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Trump FCC Seen Likely to Rewrite Some of Rules on Spectrum

Communications Daily

"The conventional wisdom used to be that spectrum items are mostly nonpartisan, but industry watchers expect some major difference in the approach of the incoming Donald Trump administration compared with that of Barack Obama. Republican FCC Commissioners Ajit Pai and Mike O'Rielly have supported many of the spectrum initiatives, though with some significant objections to some of the policy calls. While much of the focus since the election has been on the likely overturn of net neutrality, ISP privacy and a few other politically charged orders, the Republican FCC also is expected to undo parts of the wireless policy pushed by Democratic chairmen Tom Wheeler and Julius Genachowski."

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