A discussion on spurring wireless deployment in underserved communities
Bills to be considered
A practical conversation on broadband public-private partnerships and how to create successful partnerships for different types of projects and communities. Learn about the successes, challenges, and risks as well as specific details on implementation and management steps. Our speakers will high- light their experiences with public- private partnerships in deploying broadband networks, implementing smart cities, powering the Internet of Things, and creating digital inclusion projects.
A panel of experts will discuss how closing the digital divide can help advance education priorities
Opening Remarks from Senate Broadband Caucus Co-Chairs and Special Guest Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel, Federal Communications Commission
Dr. Tracy Weeks, Executive Director, State Education Technology Director’s Association (SETDA)
Featuring the author Thomas W. Hazlett, Hugh H. Macaulay Endowed Chair in Economics, Clemson University; with comments by Ajit Pai, Chairman, Federal Communications Commission.
Although a range of studies and methodologies show that the Internet is now a major economic sector in the United States, few understand the economic forces at work among and between different parts of the internet ecosystem.
FirstNet will post a detailed agenda for the Combined Board Committees and Board Meeting on its website, http:// www.firstnet.gov, prior to the meetings.
The agenda topics are subject to change.
The Board will vote on a consent agenda consisting of the minutes of its November 15, 2017 meeting, a resolution honoring the 75th anniversary of Voice of America’s (VOA) Serbian Service, a resolution honoring the 60th anniversary of VOA’s Bangla Service, a resolution honoring the fifth anniversary of VOA’s Bambara Service, a resolution honoring the 65th anniversary of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty’s (RFE/RL) Azerbaijani Service—Azadliq Radiosu, a resolution honoring the 65th anniversary of RFE/ RL’s Russian Service, and a resolution honoring the 65th anniversary of RFE/ RL’s Turkmen Serv
The Obama Administration’s proposal to mandate a vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communication system in all new cars is reportedly on life support at the more deregulatory Trump Department of Transportation (DOT). A V2V signaling mandate has been criticized as outdated, costly, and lengthy; it could take 20 years or more to become fully effective.
The agenda at this meeting will feature a report from each of the ACDDE Working Groups.