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State and Local Governments Must Stop Restraining Broadband Expansion

States and local governments should remove restrictions on broadband deployment. 

Deborah Collier August 18, 2021
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To Serve or not to Serve: The Broadband Map Question

The Broadband DATA Act gave the FCC funding to create new broadband maps. NTIA has its own new map for broadband.

Deborah Collier June 22, 2021
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$40 Billion Broadband Bill Is Costly, Unnecessary, and Wasteful

The BRIDGE Act of 2021 would do more harm than good.

Thomas Schatz June 16, 2021
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A Silver Anniversary Worth Noting

A path forward for telecommunications on the 25th Anniversary of the Telecommunications Act of 1996.

Deborah Collier February 8, 2021
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FCC Commences C-Band Auction

On February 28, 2020, the FCC adopted a report and order designating a portion of the c-band spectrum to be auctioned for 5G deployment. 

Deborah Collier December 8, 2020
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FCC Action on 5.9 GHz Will Free Up Vital Spectrum for Unlicensed Use

The FCC's November meeting includes a much needed and significant decision on 5.9 GHz that will free up long underutilized spectrum for unlicensed use.

Thomas Schatz November 13, 2020
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Reverse Auctions will Benefit Rural Americans

The FCC's Rural Digital Opportunity Fund reverse auction will provide $16 billion over ten years to help expand broadband to 6 million homes and businesses in unserved areas of the country.  

Deborah Collier September 3, 2020
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Agencies Need to Stop Fighting for Unneeded Spectrum

For nearly four years, the FCC under Chairman Pai’s leadership has moved quickly to address the ever-changing telecommunications needs of the nation

Thomas Schatz July 3, 2020
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C-Band Auction Process Must Continue

U.S. leadership in fifth generation 5G deployment and technologies is critical to the country’s economic future.

Deborah Collier June 16, 2020
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Satellite Operators Agree to Accelerate Vacating C-Band Spectrum

In an important step toward freeing up additional spectrum for 5G deployment, satellite operators have agreed to accelerate moving from portions of the c-band spectrum (3.7-4.2 GHz).

Deborah Collier June 3, 2020
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FCC Moves Forward with L-Band Proceeding

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai circulates a draft proposal to move forward on the L-band proceeding.

Deborah Collier April 17, 2020
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Strong National Intelligence Leadership Needed for 5G Security

The U.S. must have strong leaders who will protect our national security by creating a safe and secure 5G infrastructure and combatting China’s influence in other countries.

Deborah Collier February 20, 2020

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