Wireless Internet

House Passes SMART IoT Act

The House has passed, by a voice vote,  the SMART (State of Modern Application, Research, and Trends) IoT (Internet of Things) Act (H.R. 6032). Authored by Consumer Digital Commerce Subcommittee Chairman Bob Latta (R-OH) and Rep.

Sen Manchin submits challenge to FCC broadband map

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) submitted a formal challenge to the Federal Communications Commission's Mobility Fund Phase II initial eligible areas map, the only lawmaker to do so.

Sponsor: 

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute

Date: 
Wed, 11/28/2018 - 08:00 to 15:00

 

REGISTRATION & NETWORKING BREAKFAST 8:00AM - 9:00AM

OPENING PLENARY 8:45AM-10:30AM

BREAK-OUT SESSIONS 10:45-11:45AM

LUNCH 12:00PM-1:30PM

CLOSING PLENARY 1:45PM-3:00PM



Sponsor: 

WiFi Forward

Date: 
Thu, 11/29/2018 - 13:00

The vibrancy of the wireless economy, what’s now and what’s next—from Wi-Fi 6 to the 5G experience.

Agenda:

 

1:00 PM: Registration

 

1:20 PM: Program Begins

 

1:25 PM: Unlicensed Spectrum: Supercharging the U.S. Economy featuring Dr. Raul Katz, Telecom Advisory Services, moderated by Ellen Satterwhite, WifiForward

 



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Accumulating phones: Aid and adaptation in phone access for the urban poor

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Rural Kids Face an Internet 'Homework Gap.' The FCC Could Help

While several slices of spectrum can carry mobile internet, the most promising for rural school districts is one the Federal Communications Commission first reserved for educational television broadcasts in the 1960s.

Despite sky-high expectations, wireless capital expenditures show signs of sluggishness

At the start of 2018, a wide array of analysts predicted a dramatic upswing in the amount of money wireless network operators would spend improving their networks this year compared with spending in previous years.

Why San Jose Kids Do Homework in Parking Lots

More than 10.7 million low-income households in the United States lack access to quality internet service.

FCC Commissioner Carr, San Jose Mayor Spar Over 5G

The Federal Communications Commission's Brendan Carr is taking off the gloves in a fight with San Jose (CA) Mayor Sam Liccardo.