Agenda

What's on the agenda for policymakers.

Sponsor: 

Senate Commerce Committee

Date: 
Wed, 02/06/2019 - 10:00

Agenda

1.    Budget Resolution for the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation

2.    Subcommittee assignments for the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation 



Sponsor: 

Senate Commerce Committee

Date: 
Wed, 02/06/2019 - 10:00

This hearing will focus on key steps to maintain U.S. global leadership in next-generation communications technology,spectrum needs to accelerate deployment, and new applications and services consumers can expect with 5G deployments. The hearing will also examine current efforts to modernize infrastructure siting policies and the security of 5G networks.

Witnesses



Sponsor: 

Center for Democracy and Technology

Date: 
Thu, 01/31/2019 - 17:30 to 19:30

A talk with Susan Crawford on her new book, Fiber: The Coming Tech Revolution and Why America Might Miss It. The book explores how fiber optic connections will enable virtual presence and dramatically change our daily lives and institutions, from agriculture to healthcare to education. Combining legal expertise with on-the-ground reporting, Crawford argues that the current providers of internet access in the U.S.



Net Neutrality Oral Argument Shaping up As Epic Battle

The Feb. 1 oral argument in the legal challenge to the Federal Communications Commission's Restoring Internet Freedom order (the case is Mozilla Corp. V.

FCC Holds Brief Open Meeting

The Federal Communications Commission held its very brief January Open Meeting, but only to thank returning staffers and give a warm welcome its newest member, Commissioner Geoffrey Starks.

Sponsor: 

New America

Date: 
Tue, 02/05/2019 - 12:00 to 13:45

Senator John McCain once described the free grant of digital TV channels to broadcasters as "one of the great rip-offs in American history. They used to rob trains in the Old West, now we rob spectrum."



Revisions to Deadlines Following Resumption of Normal Operations

As a result of the recent lapse in funding, the Federal Communications Commission suspended most operations from the middle of the day on January 3, 2019, through January 25, 2019, for a total of 23 days.

Sponsor: 

Federal Communications Commission

Date: 
Thu, 03/07/2019 - 09:00 to 17:30

FCC Reschedules February 2019 Open Meeting and Announces Tentative Agenda

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai announced that the February Open Commission Meeting has been rescheduled and will take place on Thursday, February 14, 2019. Chairman Pai also announced the items below are tentatively on the age

DOJ To Look at Impact of Online Advertising on Local TV Ads

Department of Justice antitrust chief Makan Delrahim says that the DOJ will be holding a two-day workshop on the impact of online advertising on the local broadcast TV market, and whether it should adjust its merger reviews given the argument that