WASHINGTON, DC – Today, President Obama nominated Tom Wheeler to serve as chair of the FCC. The following statement should be attributed to Jonathan Spalter, chairman of Mobile Future:
“At a time when communications innovation evolves at lightning speed, Tom has proven consistently to be a visionary thought-leader about our nation’s mobile future. We urge the Senate to move forward to confirm him as quickly as possible. As the confirmation process goes forward, we look forward to working with Commissioner Clyburn as Interim Chair. ”
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Mobile Future is a coalition of cutting-edge technology and communications companies and a diverse group of non-profit organizations, working to support an environment which encourages investment and innovation in the dynamic wireless sector. Our mission is to help inform and educate the public and key decision makers in business and government on the broad range of wireless innovations that are transforming our society and the nation’s economy.