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If it wanted to, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) could create tens of thousands of jobs. But it doesn't want to.
If it wanted to, Congress could let the FCC create tens of thousands of jobs. But Congress doesn't want to. (In fact, Congress is contemplating actions that could thwart job creation.)
We know this because it happened in equipment, telephone and online services. Unfortunately, none of those good things will happen in the immediate future, even though the past has some lessons to teach about how an open, competitive regulatory environment can create conditions conducive to job growth. Let's take a look at the record.