Wireless Internet

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

 



Once-Worthless Radio Waves Get New Life in Spectrum Auction

Cellphone carriers often call their most valuable radio-wave licenses “beachfront” property. As with real estate, it pays to be in a prime location.

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

This study draws on participant observation and interviews with low-income adults in Chicago to show how the poor stay connected to phone service and mobile Internet through the possession of multiple phones, including those subsidized by governme

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.

Commissioner O'Rielly Remarks to Build Smart Cities of Tomorrow

Several elements involved in the deployment of Smart Cities rely on Federal Communications Commission activity or involvement. Let’s explore some of the policy issues and discussions that may be necessary to make Smart Cities happen in the near te

Cable Companies and Municipalities: Natural Smart Community Partners

Cable Internet service providers (ISPs) can make smart cities become a reality and offer city planners successful case studies and useful planning steps for how to make their communities digital leaders.