Agenda

What's on the agenda for policymakers.

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Federal Communications Commission

Date: 
Wed, 12/04/2019 - 10:00 to 15:00

At the December 4th meeting, the FCC Technological Advisory Council will discuss progress on work initiatives from the previous meeting and provide the final recommendations from each working group.

The FCC will attempt to accommodate as many people as possible. However, admittance will be limited to seating availability. Meetings are also broadcast live with open captioning over the internet from the FCC Live web page at http:// www.fcc.gov/live/. The public may submit written comments before the meeting



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National League of Cities

Date: 
Thu, 11/21/2019 - 11:00 to 11:45
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Buckeye Hills Regional Council

Date: 
Wed, 11/20/2019 - 09:30 to 15:00

Join us as we bring together federal, state, and local partners to expand and strengthen partnerships and learn more about existing programs and new initiatives that can be leveraged to move rural Appalachian Ohio forward.

The Policy summit will feature panel discussions with federal agency partners, state associations, and state agency partners.

Registration is $35 for the general public, which includes all summit materials, sessions, and lunch.



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National Telecommunications and Information Administration, US Department of Commerce

US Department of Agriculture

State of New Mexico

Date: 
Thu, 11/14/2019 - 08:30 to 16:00

Connect with federal, state, and local resources to activate local broadband planning teams. Learn about: 1) digital applications that will reshape your community’s economic and educational future, 2) federal and state funding programs, and 3) tools for local broadband projects. 

This workshop is sponsored by NTIA, USDA, and the State of New Mexico.

 

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Sponsor: 

National Telecommunications and Information Administration, US Department of Commerce

US Department of Agriculture

State of New Mexico

Date: 
Wed, 11/13/2019 - 08:30 to 16:00

Connect with federal, state, and local resources to activate local broadband planning teams. Learn about: 1) digital applications that will reshape your community’s economic and educational future, 2) federal and state funding programs, and 3) tools for local broadband projects. 

This workshop is sponsored by NTIA, USDA, and the State of New Mexico.

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National Telecommunications and Information Administration

Date: 
Wed, 11/20/2019 - 14:00

A digitally skilled workforce is essential for the economic development of our nation’s communities. Companies of all sizes need employees that understand technology, whether it’s on the business or operational side of the organization. Join NTIA’s BroadbandUSA webinar to hear how local leaders are building partnerships between governments, businesses, nonprofits and education institutions to help residents attain the skills needed to thrive in a digital economy. Click here to register.

Speakers:



Twitter, Facebook Divergence on Political Ads Shows Tension in Regulating Speech

Twitter and Facebook are staking out starkly different positions about how to handle political ads, but it is unclear how either approach will prevent the spread of misinformation.

Twitter to ban all political ads amid 2020 election uproar

Twitter will ban all advertisements about political candidates, elections and hot-button policy issues such as abortion and immigration, a significant shift that comes in response to growing concerns that politicians are seizing on the vast reach

AT&T will slash $3 billion off its capital investments in 2020

AT&T is planning to spend just $20 billion on capital investment in 2020, down from $23 billion in 2019. The company is under pressure from investors to control spending, in part because its TV business is 

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Broadband Communities

Date: 
Wed, 10/30/2019 - 12:05 to 13:10

Broadband Policy for America’s Future: A Vision for the 2020s

How public policy focused on competition, deployment, adoption, and community anchor institutions can deliver High-Performance Broadband to all Americans in the next decade.

Introduction by:
  Adrianne B. Furniss – Executive Director, Benton Foundation