What's on the agenda for policymakers.
At the request of Federal Communications Commission staff, Verizon executives met with FCC officials just prior to Verizon’s Oct. 1 5G launch in parts of Houston, Los Angeles, Indianapolis, and Sacramento.
A new battle for cellular airwaves is under way as governments around the world start to auction off spectrum for mobile coverage that could power near-instant video downloads and help run factories, control gadgets and navigate driverless cars.
Without nationwide 5G, the Internet of Things won’t come close to reaching its full potential. The biggest challenge to the advancement of IoT is cybersecurity.
On the draft agenda:
Day 1 (October 15):
California's new consumer privacy act should be the baseline for any federal law, and that the rights of California consumers are not only protected but expanded to other consumers in our country and around the globe.
What could Judge Brett Kavanaugh's addition to the Supreme Court mean for the tech sector?
Should American citizens get a new Bill of Rights for the internet? Given all the damage that giant tech companies have done of late, many Democrats think the answer is yes.
This event will put a spotlight on Latinx from across the country who are generating innovative connectivity solutions and using technology for social change. Panelists will include:
Jessica Rosenworcel, FCC Commissioner
Roxanna Barboza, NHMC Policy Fellow
Teresa Basilio, Resilient Just Technologies
Edwin Reed-Sanchez, SayCel
Yamil Lora, THE POINT
Naysia Valdez, Detroit Community Technology Project
Suit to block California's net neutrality law could be overshadowed by broader challenge in DC Circuit
When the Trump administration decided to dump net neutrality rules designed to treat all data equally, the states revolted.