Two upcoming hearings hosted by House Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Greg Walden (R-Ore.) will discuss the future of video and the committee’s oversight of the Federal Communications Commission.? ?

Says Walden, “Since the passage of the 1992 Cable Act, there has been a sea change in the way that consumers gain access to video content. On June 27, the subcommittee will examine how advances in consumer electronics, broadcasting, cable, satellite, the Internet and other platforms are changing how consumers access video content, how those changes are impacted by existing regulations, and what type of regimes should apply going forward."

No panelists have been named. The Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee held its own hearing on the future of video in April.

The FCC oversight hearing is set for July 10, with Walden adding, "This hearing will allow the subcommittee to hear from all five commissioners, including recently confirmed commissioners Jessica Rosenworcel and Ajit Pai, and to examine current proceedings before the FCC, the FCC’s regulatory process and the agency’s progress in implementing congressional priorities.”

The Senate Commerce Committee held its FCC oversight hearing last month.

The Daily

Subscribe

6 GHz Band Activity Heating Up

Google , Broadcom and Kyrio are among those that have applied to the FCC to act as Automated Frequency Coordinators in the 6 GHz band. Applications were due Tuesday. Should they be approved, those entities and

Read the Full Issue
The Skinny is delivered on Tuesday and focuses on the cable profession. You'll stay in the know on the headlines, topics and special issues you value most. Sign Up

Calendar

Dec 3
Cablefax Program Awards Call for Entries
Dec 7
Most Powerful Women Celebration Register to Join Us in NYC to Celebrate!
Full Calendar

Jobs

Seeking an INDUSTRY JOB?
VIEW JOBS

Hiring? In conjunction with our sister brand, Cynopsis, we are offering hiring managers a deep pool of media-savvy, skilled candidates at a range of experience levels and sectors, The result will be an even more robust industry job board, to help both employers and job seekers.

Contact John@cynopsis.com for more information.