“CenturyLink congratulates Tom Wheeler on his nomination to chair the FCC. His wealth of business experience should position him well to work with various industry segments to ensure good consumer outcomes as we transition to next-generation products, services and technologies,” said CenturyLink, Inc. Senior Vice President for Federal Policy and Regulatory Affairs Melissa Newman. “We look forward to working with him on the many public policy issues facing today’s communications companies and their customers, including the deployment of broadband services to high-cost areas, the elimination of unnecessary rules and regulations, and the creation of real competition for video services.”
“CenturyLink also congratulates Commissioner Mignon Clyburn on soon being named acting FCC chair,” Newman said. “Commissioner Clyburn has been a tireless champion and leader on communications issues that impact consumers. We look forward to continuing to work with her on communications policies that affect consumers, especially those who live in rural America,” Newman said.