The following is a statement from Michael Powell, Former Chairman, Federal Communications Commission (FCC), and President & CEO, National Cable & Telecommunications Association (NCTA), on the departure of Meredith Atwell Baker from the FCC:

“Meredith has been a great friend for many years and an outstanding public servant, as she has served with honor and integrity at the FCC and NTIA.  She deserves enormous credit for her policy leadership during the nation’s broadcast digital TV transition.  She also always has kept consumers’ best interests in mind when addressing the many challenging telecom policy issues that have come before the FCC during her tenure.  She will be sorely missed, but I wish her well in the next chapter of her noteworthy career.”

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