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Table of Contents - March 3, 2015

Wheeler Defends Open Internet Regulations At Mobile World Congress

In a keynote appearance today at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler defended the open Internet order adopted by the agency last week (TRDaily, Feb. 26), saying that the Title II reclassification with forbearance approach "was successful for the wireless industry" and will "be successful in an Internet context."

During the question-and-answer session, Mr. Wheeler fired back at critics who contend the new rules will suppress investment in the broadband sector, saying that the FCC was careful to ensure that its order will enable investment to continue. "We want investment," he said.


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