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Broadband and Technology

The Broadband and Technology Task Force covers all issues relating to broadband, telecommunications and technology including broadband deployment, wireless, 5G, net neutrality, smart cities, online privacy, expanded internet access and speed, promoting diversity and tolerance in media, and regulation of internet service providers, cable and satellite companies.

Task Force Leadership 2022-2023

Special 2020-21 Priorities of the Broadband and Technology Task Force:

  1. Online privacy
  2. Rural and midsize city broadband deployment, including rights of way
  3. Small cell deployment
  4. Cybersecurity
  5. Affordable internet access

Recent Resolutions

2022-10

Making the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) Permanent

2020-10

Addressing the Broadband Access Crisis by Extending Low-Income Subsidies and Maximizing Electric Infrastructure

2018-23

Call to Expand Broadband Internet Access into Rural Areas

2018-22

Protecting Our Privacy in the Always-on Internet and Smart Communities Era

2018-14

Encouraging Grid Modernization

2015-09

Supporting the "#AUTOERASE" Initiative to Erase Wrongful Arrest Records for Mistaken Identity or Identity Theft

2015-02

Increase Usage for Mobile Technology Will Require Additional Spectrum Deployment

2014-02

Supporting the Development of a Balanced National Spectrum Policy that Includes Unlicensed Access in the 5GHz Band to Meet the Increased Demand for Wireless Technologies

2013-05

Establishing a National Framework to Foster the Nationwide Transition of TDM to IP

2012-18

In Support of the National Wireless Initiative to Provide High-Speed Mobile Wireless to at Least 98 Percent of Americans, Including Latinos