Alan Davidson’s response to Daines, dated Tuesday, says the NTIA will combat overbuilding, but does not mention unlicensed spectrum.
The coalition sent a letter to NTIA head Alan Davidson urging the agency to reconsider the policies outlined in the BEAD NOFO.
'Consumers deserve to trust that public airwaves aren’t being leased without their knowledge to foreign governments.'
Whether infrastructure money should prioritize those with the lowest speeds has been a chief debate since the bill’s passage.
The online harms bill comes after Facebook whistleblower testimony and lawmakers calling for more online protections for children.
Bipartisan vote confirms Davidson atop the Commerce Department agency. It has a large pile of money to spend on broadband.
Republican Sens. Susan Collins and Shelley Moore Capito listed infrastructure fund disbursement among their foremost focuses for the coming year.
Committed discussed big companies shutting smaller ones out of the marketplace.
The committee did not raise Gigi Sohn’s nomination during its meeting.
Sohn and Biden NTIA nominee Alan Davidson will undergo confirmation hearings next Wednesday.
Letter follows Wall Street Journal story that reports Facebook knew about mental health damage Instagram has on teens.
American Enterprise Institute fellow says app bill could harm, Arizona looking at broadband speeds, Verizon 5G expansion.
Supreme Court Justices call for social media review, aftermath of EU-US trade summit, popular TV program on American tech cancelled.
Advocates want age 13 and over for privacy protection as Senate sees COPPA reform proposal.
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