Agenda

What's on the agenda for policymakers.

Commissioner Starks Statement on Universal Service Contribution Methodology

The FCC’s Universal Service programs are among the most significant “tools in the toolkit” possessed by the federal government to ensure that all Americans have access to voice and broadband services comparable to their fellow citizens. Considerin

Statement of Commissioner Rosenworcel on Universal Service Contribution Methodology

This is a rulemaking that proposes to limit universal service efforts at the Federal Communications Commission. It is fundamentally inconsistent with this agency’s high-minded rhetoric about closing the digital divide.

Statement of Commissioner O'Rielly on Universal Service Contribution Methodology

In my years working on communications policy, I have been tremendously focused on improving the effectiveness of our Universal Service Fund programs to bring broadband Internet to those without access.

In T-Mobile/Sprint talks, getting to 4 sparks more questions than answers

Amid reports that the Department of Justice (DoJ) is exploring conditions that could create a fourth competitor if the proposed combination of T-Mobile and Sprint were to happen, analysts raised a number of questions around how such a deal might b

Sponsor: 

Bloomberg

Date: 
Thu, 06/06/2019 - 08:00 to 11:00

People often focus on the consumer market benefits of 5G — the enhanced speed, higher quality video streaming and efficiency — but the advancement in wireless connectivity also presents a whole new set of opportunities and challenges for the enterprise.



Sponsor: 

Electronic Privacy Information Center

Date: 
Wed, 06/05/2019 - 18:30

EPIC Champions of Freedom Awards



AT&T Confirms "Nationwide" 5G Plans

AT&T President of Operations Scott Mai, confirmed AT&T nationwide 5G plans, saying that, by this time next year, the carrier will have nationwide coverage for 5G, albeit with a somewhat liberal view of what nationwide means. To AT&T, n

We’re Running Out of Spectrum for Both New and Old Technologies

We want our radio and TV broadcasts and cellphone reception to just work. Who cares how? But now might be a good time to start caring.

Sen Cornyn: Commissioner O'Rielly Deserves Another FCC Term

Federal Communications Commissioner Mike O’Rielly’s current term expires in June 2019. Although he can remain seated until the end of 2020, he would need President Donald Trump’s renomination and a Senate confirmation vote to serve beyond then.

Sponsor: 

The Center for Internet and Society

Stanford Law School

Date: 
Thu, 05/30/2019 - 16:15 to 17:45

In 2017, the FCC voted to abolish net neutrality protections, which ensure that we, not the companies we pay to get online, get to choose what we do online. This event will explore what we lost, why it matters, and what’s happening with efforts to restore those protections in the courts, the states and Washington, D.C.