The Race to 5G: A View from the Field

Senate Commerce Committee

10/12/2018 - 15:00

This hearing will focus on identifying existing barriers to broadband deployment, ways to streamline infrastructure siting, and encourage investment in next generation communications services.  ​


  • The Honorable Brendan Carr, Commissioner, Federal Communications Commission
  • The Honorable Paul TenHaken, Mayor, City of Sioux Falls
  • Dr. José-Marie Griffiths, President, Dakota State University
  • Mr. Robert Fisher, Senior Vice President, Federal Government Affairs, Verizon
  • Mr. Justin Forde, Senior Director, Government Relations, Midcontinent Communications
  • Mr. Mark Shlanta, Chief Executive Officer, SDN Communications, Sioux Falls, SD

*Witness list subject to change. 

Carnegie Town Hall
235 W. 10th Street
Sioux Falls , SD