Trump-Appointed FCC Chairman Ajit Pai Will Leave His Post in January

Named to his role in 2017, he oversaw the merger between T-Mobile and Sprint

Ajit Pai was first appointed to the FCC in 2012. Getty Images

Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai announced today that he will step down on Jan. 20, 2021, the day of President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration.

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@klundster Kathryn Lundstrom is Adweek's breaking news reporter based in Austin.