Months of speculation finally ended with FCC chmn Julius Genachowski making his resignation official Fri. No official departure date yet, with the chmn simply saying he’ll step down “in coming weeks.” With Republican commish Robert McDowell pledging to leave in “a few weeks,” the agency could have a 2-1 Democratic majority for a period of time. Read on to find out who is likely to be named interim chair if Genachowski departs before a new chair is named as well as more about the top contender for chmn. And here are some reactions on Genachowski’s departure.

More top stories in today’s CableFAX Daily:

Google launched a redesigned Google Fiber TV App on Google Play. Here is how it works.
CBS Sports and Turner Sports’ 2nd round coverage of the ’13 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship got this for a HH rating.

The Daily


Verizon, AT&T Pay $127mln for Overcharging Government Customers

Verizon and AT&T have agreed to pay a combined $127mln to settle lawsuits claiming they overcharged California and Nevada government customers for wireless services.

Read the Full Issue
The Skinny is delivered on Tuesday and focuses on the cable profession. You'll stay in the know on the headlines, topics and special issues you value most. Sign Up