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Chairman Genachowski On The Departure of Commissioner McDowell

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Released: March 20, 2013

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This is an unofficial announcement of Commission action. Release of the full text of a Commission order constitutes official action.
See MCI v. FCC. 515 F 2d 385 (D.C. Circ 1974).

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March 20, 2013
Neil Grace, 202-418-0506
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STATEMENT FROM FCC CHAIRMAN JULIUS GENACHOWSKI

ON ANNOUNCED DEPARTURE OF COMMISSIONER MCDOWELL

Washington, D.C. – The following statement is attributable to FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski:
“Rob McDowell has been an extraordinary colleague – deeply knowledgeable about the vital and growing
communications and tech sector, creative, wise, and a great partner on the Commission.
“Rob has been essential to major FCC achievements like the landmark reform of universal service and
intercarrier compensation, and many steps to unleash spectrum.
“Rob’s thoughtful engagement in Commission policy has always improved the quality of our work.
“I’ve worked with Rob from the very first day of my tenure, and I’ve thoroughly enjoyed working
together. I’m proud that Rob is both a colleague and a friend. And I have no doubt he'll build on his
tremendous experience and continue his long record of success.”
-FCC-

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