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Blair Levin, John Windhausen Join Wednesday Broadband Breakfast Live Online on FCC Emergency Powers and the Coronavirus

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March 18, 2020 – New panelists have been added for the Broadband Breakfast Live Online on Wednesday, March 18, at 12 Noon ET. The session will focus on emergency powers and actions taken by the Federal Communications Commission regarding how broadband can address the novel coronavirus.

Follow upcoming Live Online events, see Broadband Breakfast Live Online Will Stream Daily in March on ‘Broadband and the Coronavirus’

Guests for this event:

  • Blair Levin, Senior Fellow with the Metropolitan Policy Program at Brookings Institution, former director of the FCC’s National Broadband Plan
  • John Windhausen, Jr., Executive Director, Schools, Health and Libraries Broadband Coalition
  • Olivia Wein, Staff Attorney, National Consumer Law Center
  • Drew Clark (Moderator), Editor and Publisher, Broadband Breakfast

“There’s too much at stake, and too much uncertainty, not to gather together – online – to talk about broadband solutions to the critical challenges of the coronavirus and COVID-19,” said Drew Clark, Editor and Publisher of Broadband Breakfast.

“For the broadband world, there is no bigger challenge – and no more important opportunity – than understanding how high-speed internet services will help our nation adapt to telework, online education, and confronting the digital divide,” said Clark.

Follow upcoming Live Online events, see Broadband Breakfast Live Online Will Stream Daily in March on ‘Broadband and the Coronavirus’

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Former FCC Chairmen Hope for Rebirth of Tax Certificate That Bolstered Minority Voices on Broadcast

Recent conversations about revamping the program are inspired by the possibility of growth in diversity in broadcasting.

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Former FCC chairman Richard Wiley

March 18, 2020 – New panelists have been added for the Broadband Breakfast Live Online on Wednesday, March 18, at 12 Noon ET. The session will focus on emergency powers and actions taken by the Federal Communications Commission regarding how broadband can address the novel coronavirus.

Follow upcoming Live Online events, see Broadband Breakfast Live Online Will Stream Daily in March on ‘Broadband and the Coronavirus’

Guests for this event:

  • Blair Levin, Senior Fellow with the Metropolitan Policy Program at Brookings Institution, former director of the FCC’s National Broadband Plan
  • John Windhausen, Jr., Executive Director, Schools, Health and Libraries Broadband Coalition
  • Olivia Wein, Staff Attorney, National Consumer Law Center
  • Drew Clark (Moderator), Editor and Publisher, Broadband Breakfast

“There’s too much at stake, and too much uncertainty, not to gather together – online – to talk about broadband solutions to the critical challenges of the coronavirus and COVID-19,” said Drew Clark, Editor and Publisher of Broadband Breakfast.

“For the broadband world, there is no bigger challenge – and no more important opportunity – than understanding how high-speed internet services will help our nation adapt to telework, online education, and confronting the digital divide,” said Clark.

Follow upcoming Live Online events, see Broadband Breakfast Live Online Will Stream Daily in March on ‘Broadband and the Coronavirus’

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FCC Commissioner Carr Discusses Benefits Of “Light Touch” Regulation And Open RAN

Carr credited the U.S.’s success in telecom to policies that were implemented by the FCC under the Trump administration.

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FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr

March 18, 2020 – New panelists have been added for the Broadband Breakfast Live Online on Wednesday, March 18, at 12 Noon ET. The session will focus on emergency powers and actions taken by the Federal Communications Commission regarding how broadband can address the novel coronavirus.

Follow upcoming Live Online events, see Broadband Breakfast Live Online Will Stream Daily in March on ‘Broadband and the Coronavirus’

Guests for this event:

  • Blair Levin, Senior Fellow with the Metropolitan Policy Program at Brookings Institution, former director of the FCC’s National Broadband Plan
  • John Windhausen, Jr., Executive Director, Schools, Health and Libraries Broadband Coalition
  • Olivia Wein, Staff Attorney, National Consumer Law Center
  • Drew Clark (Moderator), Editor and Publisher, Broadband Breakfast

“There’s too much at stake, and too much uncertainty, not to gather together – online – to talk about broadband solutions to the critical challenges of the coronavirus and COVID-19,” said Drew Clark, Editor and Publisher of Broadband Breakfast.

“For the broadband world, there is no bigger challenge – and no more important opportunity – than understanding how high-speed internet services will help our nation adapt to telework, online education, and confronting the digital divide,” said Clark.

Follow upcoming Live Online events, see Broadband Breakfast Live Online Will Stream Daily in March on ‘Broadband and the Coronavirus’

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FCC Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel Unveils Proposed Rules for Emergency Connectivity Fund

Acting FCC Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel on Friday released rules for the Emergency Connectivity Fund, answering many questions about the program.

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Photo of Jessica Rosenworcel from the FCC

March 18, 2020 – New panelists have been added for the Broadband Breakfast Live Online on Wednesday, March 18, at 12 Noon ET. The session will focus on emergency powers and actions taken by the Federal Communications Commission regarding how broadband can address the novel coronavirus.

Follow upcoming Live Online events, see Broadband Breakfast Live Online Will Stream Daily in March on ‘Broadband and the Coronavirus’

Guests for this event:

  • Blair Levin, Senior Fellow with the Metropolitan Policy Program at Brookings Institution, former director of the FCC’s National Broadband Plan
  • John Windhausen, Jr., Executive Director, Schools, Health and Libraries Broadband Coalition
  • Olivia Wein, Staff Attorney, National Consumer Law Center
  • Drew Clark (Moderator), Editor and Publisher, Broadband Breakfast

“There’s too much at stake, and too much uncertainty, not to gather together – online – to talk about broadband solutions to the critical challenges of the coronavirus and COVID-19,” said Drew Clark, Editor and Publisher of Broadband Breakfast.

“For the broadband world, there is no bigger challenge – and no more important opportunity – than understanding how high-speed internet services will help our nation adapt to telework, online education, and confronting the digital divide,” said Clark.

Follow upcoming Live Online events, see Broadband Breakfast Live Online Will Stream Daily in March on ‘Broadband and the Coronavirus’

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