Agenda

What's on the agenda for policymakers.

Senate Commerce Committee Chairman Thune Eyes Packaging Broadband Deployment Bills

Senate Commerce Chairman John Thune (R-SD) is eying ways to combine his STREAMLINE Small Cell Deployment Act, S.

Are Sinclair’s problems just getting started?

A favorable presidential tweet and a court win on a crucial Federal Communications Commission regulatory loophole may have buoyed Sinclair Broadcast Group as the conservative broadcaster faces the daunting prospect of a lengthy administrative hear

Senate Commerce Hearing: Senate Looks to Speed Up Spectrum Availability

The Senate Commerce Committee took a deep dive into various government and industry efforts to make more spectrum available for 5G.

House Communications Subcommittee Oversight Hearing of FCC

The House Communications Subcommittee held a long-delayed Federal Communications Commission oversight hearing July 25. Notably, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai stood by the FCC's decision to designate the Sinclair-Tribune deal for hearing.

How far will the FCC pursue Sinclair Broadcasting’s “misrepresentations” now that President Trump has intervened?

It is heartening to see the Federal Communications Commission’s unanimous decision to designate the $3.9 billion Sinclair Broadcasting acquisition of Tribune Media for administrative review.

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National Hispanic Media Coalition, Free Press, Common Cause

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Thu, 07/26/2018 - 10:30 to 11:30
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National Institute of Standards and Technology

Department of Commerce

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Wed, 07/25/2018 - 09:00 to Thu, 07/26/2018 - 15:00

The International Symposium on Advanced Radio Technologies (ISART) is a US government-sponsored conference that brings together government, academia, and industry leaders for the purpose of collaborating on groundbreaking developments and applications of advanced radio technologies. As in previous years, the symposium is co-sponsored by NTIA’s 



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National Telecommunications and Information Administration

Department of Commerce

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Tue, 07/24/2018 - 09:00 to 12:00

The Committee provides advice to the Assistant Secretary to assist in developing and maintaining spectrum management policies that enable the United States to maintain or strengthen its global leadership role in the introduction of communications technology, services, and innovation; thus expanding the economy, adding jobs, and increasing international trade, while at the same time providing for the expansion of existing technologies and supporting the country's homeland security, national defense, and other critical needs of government missions.



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House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform

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Tue, 07/24/2018 - 10:00
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Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Protection Subcommittee

House Homeland Security Committee

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Wed, 07/25/2018 - 10:30

The purpose of this hearing is to analyze the state of the federal government’s cybersecurity risk profile. The hearing will use the May 2018 Office of Management and Budget and Department of Homeland Security report entitled “Federal Cybersecurity Risk Determination Report and Action Plan” as a discussion point and guide to understanding enterprise wide cybersecurity risks and how the government is addressing them.