By John Eggerton, Multichannel News, 1-4-22

Three former chiefs of the Federal Communications Commission’s Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau – including two former top military officers – have expressed their strong endorsement of Gigi Sohn as the regulator’s fifth commissioner.

Those ringing endorsements came in letters this week to the chair and ranking member of the Senate Commerce Committee, copies of which were provided to Multichannel News. The committee has held a hearing on Sohn’s nomination but has yet to vote on it.

Sending a joint letter were retired Rear Admirals Jamie Barnett and David Turetsky, with retired Rear Adm. David Simpson sending a separate letter.  » Read More