Featuring a virtual fireside chat with FCC Commissioner Nathan Simington, and Bruce Mehlman, Founding IIA Co-Chairman and former Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Tech Policy.
Tuesday, September 28th, 2:00 p.m. ET
Republicans and Democrats in the Senate recently reached a historic agreement on broadband, approving the $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure package that includes $42.5 billion for high-speed internet infrastructure and $14.2 billion to help low-income Americans afford to service. But many partisan pitfalls in tech and telecom still threaten the continued advancement of the broadband ecosystem.
The Internet Innovation Alliance (IIA), a broad-based coalition supporting broadband availability and access for all Americans since 2004, invites you to hear a discussion on how to ensure that the United States continues to lead the world in internet investment and innovation between FCC Commissioner Nathan Simington and Bruce Mehlman, Founding Co-Chairman of IIA and former Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Technology Policy. Commissioner Simington and Bruce will explore:
The post-pandemic outlook for broadband deployment and adoption.
Extension of the FCC’s Emergency Broadband Benefit in the form of the Affordable Connectivity Program, as part of the bipartisan infrastructure bill.
The future of American competitiveness in next-generation wireless.
The optimal regulatory environment for broadband investment and innovation.
Easy sign-up here: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/214040146926443790