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BRIEF-FCC Chairman says will implement 'light touch' regulation to boost investments
February 28, 2017 / 11:01 AM / 7 months ago

BRIEF-FCC Chairman says will implement 'light touch' regulation to boost investments

Feb 28 (Reuters) -

* U.S. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai pledges to implement ‘light touch’ regulation, ‘remove investment barriers’ in the telecom sector

* “Our approach will not be zero regulation but light touch regulation,” Pai said in his keynote speech during Mobile World Congress in Barcelona on Tuesday.

* Pai pledged to “remove barriers to invesments” for the U.S. telecom sector to foster the development of the next generation 5G mobile wireless technology and broadband.

* Pai said the FCC will aim to have “targeted actions instead of preemptive rules”

* Pai says new FCC policies will unleash capital expenditure by U.S. telecom operators (Reporting by Mathieu Rosemain)

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