The Evolution of Wired Communications Networks

Subcommittee on Communications and Technology
House Commerce Committee
Wednesday, October 23, 2013
10:30 am

Members will examine the evolution from traditional voice over copper networks to Internet protocol enabled copper and fiber networks. They will also discuss the impact of current laws and regulations on advancement, innovation, and job growth in an increasingly Internet-driven world. Subcommittee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) previewed the hearing by stating, "Our hearing will take a hard look at the evolution that is occurring in communications networks and ask the simple question, 'are our laws keeping pace with innovation?’”