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Walden Has Hope for BEAD Success
NTIA’s $42 billion BEAD program is plenty complicated and there’s still a lot the agency has to figure out in terms of how it will be executed, but former Representative Greg Walden (R-OR) is of the mind that there are far less opportunities for failure in this program than there have been in others like it.
More Broadband Funding Should Go Towards Adoption
Nothing is set in stone in terms of how the $65 billion in funding for broadband included in the $1.2 trillion infrastructure package approved by President Biden and a bipartisan group of senators.
Susan Fox was promoted to svp, government relations for Disney , reporting to general counsel Alan Braverman . Fox, formerly vp of government relations, succeeds Richard Bates , who died in December. –
Tweet Tweet Congratulations to the 2020 Class of the #CableTVPioneers! pic.twitter.com/N7vYu0YPY7 — Matthew M. Polka (@MATTatACA) December 5, 2020 As Commissioner O'Rielly finishes his last FCC meeting, we should all thank him for his tremendous service on the Commission. From spectrum policy to modernizing our media rules and much more, he made a big difference […]
Rodgers Named E&C Republican Leader
Rep Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) was selected Wednesday by the Republican Steering Committee to serve as the next Republican leader of the House Commerce.
Freeing More Spectrum for 5G
Sens Roger Wicker (R-MS) and John Thune (R-SD) along with Reps Greg Walden (R-OR), Brett Guthrie (R-KY) and Bob Latta (R-OH) introduced a bill Wednesday that would require the FCC to begin an auction of the 3.45-3.55GHz band by Dec 2021.