WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, & Transportation today approved the nomination of Tom Wheeler for Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).  The following statement may be attributed to AT&T’s Senior Executive Vice-President, External & Legislative Affairs Jim Cicconi:

“We commend the Senate Commerce Committee for voting to approve Tom Wheeler to become Chairman of the FCC.  Mr. Wheeler is one of the most qualified individuals ever nominated for this position, and we look forward to him assuming leadership of the agency after his confirmation by the Senate.”

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