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Communications and Technology

Committee activity related to telecommunications and information transmission by broadcast, radio, wire, satellite, or other mode; the National Broadband Plan; Internet regulation; and spectrum policy.

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Nov 16, 2017 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone's reacted to the Federal Communications Commission voting in favor of overhauling the media ownership rules and cutting some wireless companies from the Lifeline program, which provides phone and broadband service to more than 12 million low-income Americans.
Nov 16, 2017 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone's opening remarks at a Subcommittee on Communications and Technology hearing on “The Race to 5G and its Potential to Revolutionize American Competitiveness.”
Nov 16, 2017 Hearing

The Subcommittee on Communications and Technology held a hearing on Thursday, November 16, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled “The Race to 5G and its Potential to Revolutionize American Competitiveness.” 

 

Nov 15, 2017 Press Release
Ranking Member Frank Pallone sent a letter to Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai today urging the FCC to take immediate action to protect the High-Cost Fund against flagrant abuse of federal funds.
Nov 13, 2017 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Pallone and Oversight and Government Reform Ranking Member Cummings sent a letter to the FCC Inspector requesting an investigation into whether FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has taken improper actions to benefit Sinclair Broadcast Group.
Nov 1, 2017 Press Release

Ranking Member Mike Doyle (D-PA) delivered the following opening remarks today at a Subcommittee on Communications and Technology hearing titled, “Oversight of FirstNet: State Perspectives:”

Thank you, Madam Chairman, for holding this hearing, and thank you to the witnesses for appearing before us today.

Nov 1, 2017 Hearing

The Subcommittee on Communications and Technology held a hearing on Wednesday, November 1, 2017, at 10:40 a.m. in 2322 Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled “Oversight of FirstNet: State Perspectives.” 

Oct 27, 2017 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone's panned FCC Chairman Pai’s announcement that he intends to dramatically downsize the Lifeline program.
Oct 25, 2017 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone's opening remarks at a Subcommittee on Communications and Technology hearing titled, “Oversight of the Federal Communications Commission."
Oct 25, 2017 Hearing

The Subcommittee on Communications and Technology held a hearing on Wednesday, October 25, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. in 2322 Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled “Oversight of the Federal Communications Commission.”