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FCC Chairman Pai chooses public auction of C-band spectrum

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai announced his intent for the FCC to conduct a public auction of 280 megahertz of the C-band in letters like this


Federal Communications Commission

Mon, 12/09/2019 - 09:30

The primary agenda of the Task Force’s first meeting will be to introduce members of the Task Force, describe the focus of each working group, review the 2018 Farm Bill and existing FCC and U.S. Department of Agriculture programs and policies relevant to the Task Force’s duties, and begin discussing strategies to advance broadband deployment on agricultural land and promote precision agriculture.

This agenda may be modified at the discretion of the Task Force Chair and the Designated Federal Officer

Members, First Meeting of Precision Agriculture Task Force Announced

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai, in consultation with Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue, has appointed members to serve on the Task Force for Reviewing the Connectivity and Technology Needs of Precision Agriculture in the U


Citizens Against Government Waste, New America’s Open Technology Institute and WifiForward

Wed, 11/20/2019 - 12:00 to 13:30

A Full Spectrum Future

Smart Policy for America's Airwaves



Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies

Tue, 12/03/2019 - 08:30 to 12:30


8:30 – 9:00: Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:00 – 9:15: Welcome Remarks and Introduction

  • Lawrence J. Spiwak – President, The Phoenix Center

9:15 – 10:15: STELAR –To Re-authorize or To Let Expire? That is the Question...



Communications and Technology Subcommittee

House Commerce Committee

Thu, 12/05/2019 - 10:00

Memorandum from Chairman Pallone to the Subcommittee on Communications and Technology


The Honorable Ajit Pai
Federal Communications Commission

The Honorable Michael O'Rielly
Federal Communications Commission

The Honorable Brendan Carr
Federal Communications Commission


The Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law

Tue, 12/17/2019 - 09:00 to 15:30

We have seen an increase in white supremacists who are organizing online to target communities of color. This presents a unique problem for social media sites, policymakers, and internet users. Join the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law at an all-day convening as policy experts and community organizations explore the nuanced intersections between online hate and privacy.

Big Tech Gets Small Business Committee Vetting

The House Small Business Committee took its turn at running Big Tech through another Hill gauntlet at a hearing titled "A Fair Playing Field?

House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology Advances 9 Bills

The House Commerce Committee's Subcommittee on Communications and Technology advanced nine bills in a markup session Nov 14. Eight of the bills moved with little controversey:

New Mexico still lagging despite broadband investments

More than $300 million has been funneled to New Mexico in recent years to boost broadband access for schools, hospitals and other institutions, but many rural areas remain unserved, a report says.