In his first speech to FCC staff after being named chairman, Pai made closing the digital divide his first priority.
When he was a commissioner during the Obama administration, Pai proposed a digital empowerment agenda to close the digital divide.
A flurry of attacks on Ajit Pai, the new chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, are full of it.
It’s clear that Pai is serious about closing the digital divide between those who use cutting-edge communications services and those who do not.
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FCC Chairman to Push Congress for Expansion of Broadband Internet
as informed in WASHINGTON—Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai said Friday that he is pushing for Congress to include an expansion of broadband internet service in expected infrastructure legislation, including some of his own ideas for aiding hard-to-serve areas.
“If we are discussing infrastructure in the 21st century and broadband is not a part of that conversation, then that’s an opportunity lost,” Mr. Pai said in an interview with The Wall Street Journal.
In his travels as a commissioner, he added, “the one…
New FCC Chairman Moves Quickly To Reverse Obama Policies
as informed in New FCC Chairman Moves Quickly To Reverse Obama PoliciesThe new Federal Communications Commission chairman has moved quickly to reverse some Obama administration moves.
NAYLOR: Gigi’s Sohn was counselor to former FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler who stepped down on Inauguration Day.
And Democrats worry that Pai will reverse Chairman Wheeler’s controversial action to guarantee net neutrality, that is, that all internet content deserves the same treatment.
Last month, President Trump elevated commissioner Ajit Pai to FCC chairman and that didn’t get much attention because Pai didn’t have to go through Senate confirmation hearings.
NAYLOR: But some are unsettled by what Pai is pursuing now that he’s chairman of the agency.
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