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FCC Names Thomas Power, Christopher Murphy to Lead World Radiocommunication Conference Panel

FCCSealThe Federal Communications Commission has appointed Thomas Power, a CTIA senior vice president, and Christopher Murphy, ViaSat regulatory affairs associate general counsel, as chair and vice chair of World Radiocommunication Conference 2019 advisory council.

The FCC said Thursday the committee will work to provide advice, technical support and proposals with regards to the WRC-19.

Power served as the U.S. deputy chief technology officer for telecommunications in the White House office of science and technology, national telecommunications and information administration chief of staff at the Commerce Department and was a senior legal adviser to then-FCC Chairman William Kennard prior to CTIA.

Murphy was Inmarsat‘s vice president for government affairs before he joined ViaSat and assisted the FCC’s international bureau on broadcast and mobile satellite licensing issues for the past 10 years.

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