FCC Commissioner Carr Appoints Arpan Sura Legal Advisor

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WASHINGTON, D.C.—FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr has announced that Arpan Sura has joined his office as legal advisor.  

“I am very pleased to welcome Arpan to the office as legal advisor,” Carr said. “Arpan is a true lawyer’s lawyer as well as an experienced advisor on a range of policy issues.  His wealth of experience on wireless, satellite, consumer protection, media, technology, and litigation issues will be a tremendous asset to the office.  I look forward to drawing on his advice and counsel.”

Arpan previously served as senior counsel to the chief of the FCC’s Wireless Telecommunications Bureau, where he focused on spectrum policy, emerging technologies, and infrastructure matters.  Before joining the Commission, Arpan spent more than a decade representing clients in the telecommunications and technology sectors, most recently as counsel in the Communications, Internet, and Media practice at Hogan Lovells.  Arpan received his bachelor degrees from the University of Texas at Austin and his J.D. from William & Mary Law School, where he served on the William & Mary Law Review. 

George Winslow

George Winslow is the senior content producer for TV Tech. He has written about the television, media and technology industries for nearly 30 years for such publications as Broadcasting & Cable, Multichannel News and TV Tech. Over the years, he has edited a number of magazines, including Multichannel News International and World Screen, and moderated panels at such major industry events as NAB and MIP TV. He has published two books and dozens of encyclopedia articles on such subjects as the media, New York City history and economics.