Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission: Who Is Ajit Pai?

Ajit Pai, who has been a member of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) since 2012, took over as chairman on January 23, 2017.

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FCC Chairman Pai Ends Obama-era Investigation of 'Zero-rating' Data Plans

Zero-rating is when Internet providers exempt certain streaming services and downloads from counting against a customer’s total data charges.

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Pai Starts His Tenure With a Deregulatory Flavor

At times serious, humorous, serene and complimentary, Ajit Pai sat at the helm of his first open meeting as Federal Communications Commission chairman Tuesday.

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Broadcasters Ask FCC to Allow Online-Only Recruiting

Why do broadcast stations still have to run print ads for job openings?

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FCC Kills Correspondence File Requirement

U.S. commercial broadcast stations will no longer need to retain copies of letters and emails from the public.

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Broadcaster's Guide To Washington Issues

Elections have consequences, and those consequences will play out at numerous federal agencies this month, including the FCC. We’d expect a more deregulatory approach from the incoming administration...

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Upcoming FCC Broadcast, Telecom Filing Deadlines

Do you know what upcoming FCC filing deadlines now and through February apply to you?

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President Trump Designates Ajit Pai As Chairman Of FCC

In one of his first official acts, President Trump designated Commissioner Ajit Pai as...

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Reps. Walden, Blackburn Hammer FCC Over Zero-Rating Report

New House Energy & Commerce Committee chairman Greg Walden (R-Ore.) and new Communications Subcommittee chair Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) are...

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FCC to Vote on Public File Item at First GOP-Led Meeting

The noncontroversial item is an order that would "eliminate the requirement that commercial broadcast stations retain copies of letters and emails...

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