Congress Seeks Winning Design for Proposed Spectrum Auctions
FCC, Mobile Broadband, National Broadband Plan, Wireless
June 2nd, 2011
WASHINGTON, June 2, 2011 – The Subcommittee on Communications and Technology explored legislation Wednesday that would encourage the voluntary participation of broadcast companies and wireless providers in spectrum auctions.
“There is a looming spectrum crisis, and we must get additional spectrum into the marketplace,” said Rep. Doris Matsui (D-CA)
Measure To Block Open Internet Order Passes House
Congress, FCC, House of Representatives, Net Neutrality
April 8th, 2011
WASHINGTON, April 8, 2011 – In a strongly party-line vote Friday afternoon, the House passed House Joint Resolution 37, an action that would undo the Federal Communications Commission’s net neutrality rules.
Schools, Health and Libraries Broadband Coalition Holds Broadband Summit
Broadband Mapping, Broadband Stimulus, Broadband's Impact, Congress, Education, Health, House of Representatives, NTIA, Senate, States, Universal Service
March 30th, 2011
WASHINGTON March 30, 2011- The Schools, Health and Libraries Broadband Coalition assembled broadband stimulus award winners and government officials for their inaugural broadband summit on Tuesday to share solutions and success in solving digital literacy and adoption issues.
The SHLBC, formed two years ago, comprises libraries, hospitals, schools, non-profit groups and corporations that seek to further broadband availability for community anchor institutions.
High-Tech Caucus Taps Matsui for Co-Chair
January 27th, 2011
WASHINGTON, January 27, 2011 – The Congressional High-Tech Caucus announced Wednesday that it named Rep. Doris Matsui (D-CA) as its new Co-Chair, joining Republican Michael McCaul (TX).