Pai’s House Call: The FCC’s COVID-19 Actions, Ahead Of ‘Broadcast Internet’ Vote


WASHINGTON, D.C. — If only a House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology hearing on Capitol Hill could be so efficient.

The branch of the Energy & Commerce Committee, which oversees the Federal Communications Commission, held a midday teleconference program with key Congressional leaders chatting with FCC Chairman Ajit Pai. 

The topics greatly focused on the COVID-19 telehealth program, and broadband access. The call came 24 hours after a Republican Commissioner offered details on a FCC plan to advance “broadcast internet” services.

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