Energy and Commerce Committee

Communications and Technology (115th Congress)


Walden, Blackburn on the White House National Spectrum Strategy Announcement

10.25.2018

WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) and Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) issued the following statement after the White House announced it will create a National Spectrum Strategy to improve spectrum management and support next-generation networks.

“The advent of 5G wireless technologies means higher speeds and greater connectivity and convenience for all Americans, but will only be possible with the effective and efficient management of spectrum. We commend the White House for taking this critical step to develop a National Spectrum...

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Walden, Blackburn on FCC Vote to Support 5G

10.23.2018

WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) and Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) issued the following statement on the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) vote on changes to the 3.5 GHz band, a mid-band spectrum critical to the deployment of 5G networks.

“The U.S. stands at a critical juncture on the road to next-generation 5G technologies, like self-driving cars, smart home devices, and telemedicine. We can’t afford to sit back and let global competitors take the reins, and today’s vote by the FCC...

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ICYMI: Chairman Walden Delivers Remarks at White House 5G Summit

10.01.2018

Click here for video of Chairman Walden’s keynote...

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