Gary Koerper, founder and CEO of Telletopia, isn’t afraid to swim against the tide. The former Qualcomm Inc. and Comcast executive is taking on the FCC to let more internet players — not just the big telecom, cable and satellite providers — offer local TV programming.

Gary Koerper, founder and CEO of Telletopia, isn’t afraid to swim against the tide. The former Qualcomm Inc. and Comcast executive is taking on the FCC to let more internet players — not just the big telecom, cable and satellite providers — offer local TV programming.

— Telletopia, the San Diego nonprofit, takes the second half of its name from the word “utopia...

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