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FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler speaks at Brookings on June 26, 2015. Photo by Paul Morigi.

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FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler promises “pedal to the metal” on broadband access and competition

June 26, 2015, Jack Karsten and Darrell M. West

Broadband connectivity is something that many Americans today take for granted. In a Brookings event on June 26, 2015, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler highlighted the broad economic trends enabled by broadband. He argued that America will need faster broadband to accommodate these expanding services and new ones that will come online in the future. 

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