The following statement is attributed to Gigi B. Sohn, president and co-founder of Public Knowledge:
“We congratulate former FCC Chairman Michael Powell on his appointment as president and CEO of the National Cable and Telecommunications Association.
“We look forward to working with him on a number of issues of vital importance to U.S. consumers, including broadband deployment and retransmission consent.
“We sincerely hope he will help the association realize the transition to a broadband economy will take many forms, as consumers wish to exercise choices of online services and service providers.”
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