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Phoebe Yang Assumes Senior Advisory Position At FCC

WASHINGTON, August 3, 2010 – Yesterday, FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski named Phoebe Yang as Senior Advisor to the Chairman on Broadband. Yang will be responsible for managing the Commission’s broadband priorities pursuant to the National Broadband Plan.

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WASHINGTON, August 3, 2010 – Yesterday, FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski named Phoebe Yang as Senior Advisor to the Chairman on Broadband. Yang will be responsible for managing the Commission’s broadband priorities pursuant to the National Broadband Plan.

“Phoebe has played an absolutely critical role in creating the National Broadband Plan, and I am delighted that she will be staying to help me lead our continuing work to ensure that the enormous benefits of broadband are available and affordable to all Americans,” said Chairman Genachowski.

Prior to her appointment, Yang held positions at Discovery Communications, as Vice President of Corporate Development and Vice President of Digital Media Operations and Strategy; and at AOL Time Warner as Vice President of International Strategy and Policy focused on China. She also served under President Bill Clinton as Special Coordinator for China Rule of Law. Most recently, she held a post as General Counsel of the Omnibus Broadband Initiative at the Commission, in which role she was Chair of the Broadband Steering Committee.

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FCC Commissioner Carr Discusses Benefits Of “Light Touch” Regulation And Open RAN

Carr credited the U.S.’s success in telecom to policies that were implemented by the FCC under the Trump administration.

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FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr

WASHINGTON, August 3, 2010 – Yesterday, FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski named Phoebe Yang as Senior Advisor to the Chairman on Broadband. Yang will be responsible for managing the Commission’s broadband priorities pursuant to the National Broadband Plan.

“Phoebe has played an absolutely critical role in creating the National Broadband Plan, and I am delighted that she will be staying to help me lead our continuing work to ensure that the enormous benefits of broadband are available and affordable to all Americans,” said Chairman Genachowski.

Prior to her appointment, Yang held positions at Discovery Communications, as Vice President of Corporate Development and Vice President of Digital Media Operations and Strategy; and at AOL Time Warner as Vice President of International Strategy and Policy focused on China. She also served under President Bill Clinton as Special Coordinator for China Rule of Law. Most recently, she held a post as General Counsel of the Omnibus Broadband Initiative at the Commission, in which role she was Chair of the Broadband Steering Committee.

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FCC Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel Unveils Proposed Rules for Emergency Connectivity Fund

Acting FCC Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel on Friday released rules for the Emergency Connectivity Fund, answering many questions about the program.

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WASHINGTON, August 3, 2010 – Yesterday, FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski named Phoebe Yang as Senior Advisor to the Chairman on Broadband. Yang will be responsible for managing the Commission’s broadband priorities pursuant to the National Broadband Plan.

“Phoebe has played an absolutely critical role in creating the National Broadband Plan, and I am delighted that she will be staying to help me lead our continuing work to ensure that the enormous benefits of broadband are available and affordable to all Americans,” said Chairman Genachowski.

Prior to her appointment, Yang held positions at Discovery Communications, as Vice President of Corporate Development and Vice President of Digital Media Operations and Strategy; and at AOL Time Warner as Vice President of International Strategy and Policy focused on China. She also served under President Bill Clinton as Special Coordinator for China Rule of Law. Most recently, she held a post as General Counsel of the Omnibus Broadband Initiative at the Commission, in which role she was Chair of the Broadband Steering Committee.

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Rosenworcel Says Anti-Muni Network Legislation Unfair, Hopes States Change Their Tune

FCC acting chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel said she hopes state legislatures change stance on muni builds.

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WASHINGTON, August 3, 2010 – Yesterday, FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski named Phoebe Yang as Senior Advisor to the Chairman on Broadband. Yang will be responsible for managing the Commission’s broadband priorities pursuant to the National Broadband Plan.

“Phoebe has played an absolutely critical role in creating the National Broadband Plan, and I am delighted that she will be staying to help me lead our continuing work to ensure that the enormous benefits of broadband are available and affordable to all Americans,” said Chairman Genachowski.

Prior to her appointment, Yang held positions at Discovery Communications, as Vice President of Corporate Development and Vice President of Digital Media Operations and Strategy; and at AOL Time Warner as Vice President of International Strategy and Policy focused on China. She also served under President Bill Clinton as Special Coordinator for China Rule of Law. Most recently, she held a post as General Counsel of the Omnibus Broadband Initiative at the Commission, in which role she was Chair of the Broadband Steering Committee.

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