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The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission will visit Jeffersonville, Indiana tomorrow to launch a new jobs program.

Julius Genachowski will announce the details of the Jobs for America–a coalition of call center operators that will highlight the opportunities for call center and telecommuting work.

Details of the program have not yet been released, but coalition members have reportedly pledged to create a specific number of jobs. The coalition will be managed by the American Teleservices Association, a nonprofit call center trade organization based in Indianapolis. The event is in Jeffersonville at the future site of a new call center. Genachowski is expected to highlight the role broadband internet access has played in the growth of call center and telecommuting jobs.