Patience on tap

December 2008
Urgent Communications;Dec2008, Vol. 26 Issue 12, p96
Trade Publication
The author reflects on the impact of the appointment of new chairman of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC). He notes that the new chairman will be a Democrat and will possibly have a different management style compared with the current chairman. He says that the appointment of the new chairman is still a significant process despite a Democratic Congress. He predicts further delays in releasing major decisions due to personnel changes at the FCC.


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