Federal Communications Commission, Government Press Releases, Municipal Broadband, Net Neutrality, Open Internet

March 30 FCC Webinar to Cover Municipal Broadband, Net Neutrality

FCC logo(Washington, DC) – The FCC’s Office of Intergovernmental Affairs (IGA) is hosting a webinar for state and local governments on Monday, March 30th, beginning at 1:00pm eastern standard time. The webinar is designed to share vital information about Commission actions and priorities and improve federal, state, and local dialogue and information sharing.

Topics will include:

  • Municipal Broadband: FCC Grants Petitions to Preempt State Laws Restricting Community Broadband in North Carolina and Tennessee
  • Net Neutrality: FCC Adopts Strong, Sustainable Rules to Protect the Open Internet
  • Effective Competition and Reauthorization of the Satellite TV Extension & Localism Act of 2014(STELA): Amendment to the Commission’s Rules Concerning Effective Competition; Implementation of Section 111 of the STELA Reauthorization Act, Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

How to Participate in the Webinar:

  • View the webcast at www.fcc.gov/live.
  • Submit questions via email: livequestions@fcc.gov; or via Twitter using the hashtag #FCCLive. FCC speakers will respond to questions during the Webinar as time permits.
  • Listen to the audio portion of the Webinar by dialing 1-888-858-2144, Access Code: 8926297.
  • To register and join the Webinar via Webex
    1. Go to https://fccevents.webex.com/fccevents/onstage/g.php?d=997551270&t=a
    2. At the Event Information page click on Register
    3. At the Register for event page provide the required information and click on Submit
    4. Once registered you will receive a confirmation email message containing instructions for joining the event, the password and the link for the meeting.

For additional information about the Webinar please contact Emmitt Carlton, emmitt.carlton@fcc.gov, (202) 418-7321 or Carmen Scanlon, carmen.scanlon@fcc.gov, (202) 418-0544.


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