President Barack Obama
today nominated Julius Genachowski as Chairman of the Federal Communications
Commission. The following statement
should be attributed to Jonathan Spalter, Chairman of the Mobile
nomination to head the FCC is a perfect fit to meet the challenges and
opportunities that will unfold in the communications industry over the next
several years. His background, not only
in public service but in the private sector, has equipped him well to determine
policies that serve consumers, stimulate industry growth and innovation, and
address the continued expansion of wireless and broadband capabilities
throughout the nation.
a leader of Genachowski’s caliber signals the new administration’s recognition
of the importance of communications to America’s economic development and
ability to compete in the global marketplace.
# # #
Mobile Future is a broad-based
coalition of businesses, non-profit organizations and individuals interested in
and dedicated to advocating for an environment in which innovations in wireless
technology and services are enabled and encouraged. Our mission is to educate
the public and key decision makers on innovations in the wireless industry that
have transformed the way Americans work and play and to advocate continued
investment in wireless technologies.