Agenda

What's on the agenda for policymakers.

American Cable Association Letter on Antitrust to Senate Antitrust Subcommittee Leaders

I write on behalf of the American Cable Association (ACA) regarding your upcoming hearing on antitrust enforcement. [W]e believe we can provide a unique perspective on two sets of issues facing antitrust enforcement:

FCC Proposes County-Wide CBRS Licenses

The Federal Communications Commission will vote later in Oct on rule changes for the upcoming auction of spectrum in the Citizens Broadband Radio Service (CBRS) band.

Remarks of Commissioner O'Rielly before the Americas Spectrum Management Conference

I have been asked to discuss the Citizens Band Radio Service (CBRS).

Commissioner O'Rielly CBRS R&O Fact Sheet: Fixing the Rules to Enable Mid-Band 5G

The Federal Communications Commission will consider an item at its next Open Meeting to revise its existing rules governing the Citizens Band Radio Services (CBRS), which will utilize spectrum between 3.55 to 3.70 GHz.

FCC Announces Tentative Agenda for October 2018 Open Meeting

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai announced that the following items are tentatively on the agenda for the October Open Commission Meeting scheduled for Tuesday, Oct 23, 2018:

Keeping Up A Fast Pace On Spectrum

The Federal Communications Commission's October agenda will address three issues critical to advancing the 5G FAST Plan—creating more opportunities for unlicensed innovation in the 6 GHz band, expanding spectrum opportunities for 5G in the 3.5 GHz

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Senate Commerce Committee

Date: 
Thu, 10/04/2018 - 10:00

This hearing allows the Committee, as part of its ongoing efforts, to assess the progress of broadband deployment in rural America and continue to explore ways in which closing the digital divide will benefit American jobs and the economy.

Witnesses:



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The Atlantic and Intel

Date: 
Wed, 10/03/2018 - 16:30 to 17:50

Across industries and sectors, connectivity is becoming faster and more intelligent. 5G technology promises to unleash even greater computing and processing power. As a result, cities will become smarter and machines will speak with machines, which will enable new advances in healthcare, manufacturing and transportation. 

Yet the race to 5G is global. And other countries are working feverishly to ensure their companies can compete on the world stage. 



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Forum Europe

Date: 
Tue, 10/02/2018 - 09:00 to Wed, 10/03/2018 - 17:25
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Telecommunications Industry Association and Verizon

Date: 
Tue, 10/02/2018 - 12:00 to 13:30

Emerging wireless and IoT technologies are providing new and innovative solutions for consumers, businesses and for public safety. New technologies and next generation networks have the potential to dramatically improve access to emergency services for the public and to enhance the emergency response capabilities of first responders.