FCC's Wheeler Signs Off With 'Competition' Mantra

Law360, Washington (January 20, 2017, 8:54 PM EST) -- Departing Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler cast a final spotlight on the "competition, competition, competition" mantra that has been his theme in departing office Friday, stepping down from the agency to make way for Ajit Pai to be elevated to chairman.

In a series of tweets Thursday and Friday, Wheeler thanked FCC staff and made a final reference to his beloved Ohio State University. The chairman leaves behind a 2-1 Republican FCC majority reportedly set to be led by Pai and a record that many have seen as activist, even as the fate of his landmark Open Internet Order to...

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