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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

Chair

Chair

Delegate Alfonso López (VA)
Vice-Chair

Vice-Chair

Representative Andrés Vargas (MA)

Special 2018-19 Priorities of the Broadband and Technology Task Force:

  1. IP – Intellectual property protection laws
  2. Rural and midsize city Broadband Deployment, including rights of way
  3. Small Cell Deployment
  4. Cyber Security
  5. Affordable Internet Access

Recent Resolutions

2018-22

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

2015-8-2

Increase Usage for Mobile Technology Will Require Additional Spectrum Deployment

2014-2

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

2015-9

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

2013-5

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

2011-1

Calling on Congress to Pass Legislation That Will Create a Uniform National Framework on Digital Commerce, Which will Protect Consumers from Multiple and Discriminatory Taxes and Provide Certainty and Uniformity for State and Local Governments

2018-23

Call to Expand Broadband Internet Access into Rural Areas

2011-8

To Ensure that Puerto Rico Receives Sufficient Universal Service Support for Broadband Deployment

2012-18

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