Senate Commerce Committee

Broadband DATA Act Unanimously Passes Senate

The Broadband Deployment Accuracy and Technological Availability (DATA) Act unanimously passed the Senate. The bill would:

Chairmen Wicker and Thune Introduce 5G Spectrum Act

Senate Commerce Committee Chairman Roger Wicker (R-MS) and Communications Subcommittee Chairman John Thune (R-SD) introduced the 5G Spectrum Act.

SPECTRUM NOW Act Introduced

Senate Commerce Committee Chairman Roger Wicker (R-MS), Committee, Communications, Technology, Innovation, and the Internet Subcommittee Ranking Member Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii), Rep Doris Matsui (D-CA), and Rep Brett Guthrie (R-KY) introduced the “

Senate Commerce Committee Leaders Urge Chairman Pai to Speed Deployment of Spectrum for 5G

Senate Commerce Committee Chairman Roger Wicker (R-MS) and Communications Subcommittee Chairman John Thune (R-SD) sent a letter to Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai urging the FCC to redouble its efforts to make mid-band spectrum

Sens Wicker and Klobuchar Introduce Broadband Interagency Coordination Act

Senate Commerce Committee Chairman Roger Wicker (R-MS) and Sen Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) introduced the “Broadband Interagency Coordination Act of 2019.” The legislation would direct the Federal Communications Commission, the National Telecommunication

Senate Commerce Committee Approves 2 Telecom Bills

The Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation approved two telecommunications bills:

Senate Commerce Chairman Wicker, Sen Sinema Announce Net Neutrality Working Group

Senate Commerce Committee Chairman Roger Wicker (R-MS) and Sen Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) announced a bipartisan working group focused on crafting a net neutrality proposal to encourage innovation, boost investment, and close the digital divide.