The Coalition for Local Internet Choice (CLIC) today announced Gigi Sohn, Counselor to FCC Chairman, Tom Wheeler, as the recipient of CLIC’s 2016 National Champion for Local Internet Choice award. Ms. Sohn is receiving this award for her outstanding and tireless work in multiple FCC proceedings to advance local Internet choice for the benefit of local communities, businesses, institutions, and residents across America.
CLIC established its national awards to honor individuals and organizations for their extraordinary contributions to the preservation and protection of local decision-making in critical broadband infrastructure matters. Ms. Sohn will receive her award on October 18, 2016, in Minneapolis, MN, during CLIC’s luncheon event, where she will also serve as the keynote speaker, as part of our day-long focus on An Action Plan for Local Internet Choice in 2017 and Beyond. Ms. Sohn will speak on the topic “The Future of Local Internet Choice.”