Pai Promises to Follow Section 7

While all new FCC Chairpersons claim they will “keep the trains running on time,” Chairman Pai has gone a step further by committing to abide by Section 7 of the Communications Act, which says the FCC will determine within one year whether proposals for new technologies or services are in the public interest. The burden for meeting this commitment will rest with the Office of Engineering and Technology. As EWA’s members know, we have several critical items that are more than one year old, some five years old (see article below).  

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