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
  • Submit questions via email:; 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
    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,, (202) 418-7321 or Carmen Scanlon,, (202) 418-0544.

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