Breaking Down Barriers to Broadband Infrastructure Deployment
Communications and Technology Subcommittee
House Commerce Committee
Wednesday, October 28, 2015
The subcommittee will review proposals break down barriers preventing consumer access to this vital resource. The proposals would streamline processes for getting access to federal lands and utility poles, require smart dig-once policies that take advantage of existing roadwork to deploy fiber conduit, and examine the bureaucracy that impedes private sector investment in broadband.