Year-End Signals New Beginnings

Rockwell, Mark
December 2003
Wireless Week;12/1/2003, Vol. 9 Issue 24, p10
Trade Publication
Reports on the potential shift in the U.S. wireless industry's regulatory leadership after the passing of the top spot of the Cellular Telecommunications Industry Association to Steve Largent. Option for Jonathan Adelstein of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to stay on until a next nominee is confirmed; Denial made by FCC chairman Michael Powell on his rumored resignation; Possible replacements for Billy Tauzin as head of the House Commerce Committee.


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