Analysis

Wheeler's FCC Chairmanship Controversial, But Effective

Law360, Washington (December 15, 2016, 10:09 PM EST) -- Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler announced Thursday his intention to step down from the agency in January, and while his controversial positions often found him at odds with other policymakers and industry groups, experts agreed that his time at the helm will be remembered for its effectiveness.

Wheeler will end his three-year term as head of the FCC next month, leaving an agency where he sparked opposition with initiatives like the 2015 Open Internet Order laying out net neutrality principles. (AP) Wheeler announced his intent...
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