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Senate confirms 2 FCC commissioners, filling up agency

The seal of the FCC mounted on the wall
The FCC's seal. Photo: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images

The Senate confirmed the fifth member of the Federal Communications Commission, Democrat Geoffrey Starks, and gave Republican Brendan Carr another term on Wednesday.

Why it matters: It brings the agency to full capacity as it plays a key role in the development of 5G wireless and vets T-Mobile's merger with Sprint.

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