Upcoming event

Sponsor: 

Communications and Technology Subcommittee

House Commerce Committee

Date: 
Thu, 02/07/2019 - 11:00
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.

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."



Sponsor: 

Federal Communications Commission

Date: 
Thu, 03/07/2019 - 09:00 to 18:00

Remarks

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai

FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr

FCC Commissioner Michael O'Rielly

FCC Commissioner Geoffrey Starks

NBC News White House Correspondent Kristen Welker

 

Panels

- Success Stories from Pioneers

- Success Stories from Today’s Radio Entrepreneurs

- Success Stories from Today’s Television Entrepreneurs

- Success Stories from Today’s Broadband & OTT Entrepreneurs & Content Providers



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

Sponsor: 

Subcommittee on Communications and Technology

House Commerce Committee

Date: 
Wed, 02/13/2019 - 10:00
Sponsor: 

Voices for Internet Freedom Coalition

Date: 
Wed, 01/30/2019 - 12:00 to 13:30

 A Capitol Hill briefing on securing digital civil rights for communities of color. Topics will include net neutrality, affordability of broadband services, and data privacy. 

Sponsored by Rep. José Serrano

Voices for Internet Freedom Coalition includes leading advocates for digital civil rights including 18 Million Rising, Center for Media Justice, Free Press, Color Of Change and National Hispanic Media Coalition