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FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler faces frosty crowd at INTX
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler faces frosty crowd at INTX

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler scolded telecommunications companies, saying they provide America with an increasingly vital public service -- the Internet -- and regulation is warranted for an industry that lacks sufficient competition. "More competition would be better," Wheeler said Wednesday during a speech from the Chicago stage of the Internet and Television Expo trade convention. The FCC chief received a frosty reception at the gathering, which is hosted by the leading industry lobbying group, National Cable & Telecommunications Assn. CEOs of cable companies, who were next to take the stage, lamented the FCC's more hands-on approach to...

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