Removing Barriers to Wireless Broadband Deployment

October 7, 2015

WASHINGTON – The Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation will hold a full committee hearing entitled “Removing Barriers to Wireless Broadband Deployment” on Wednesday, October 7 at 10:00 a.m. In July, the Commerce Committee convened its first wireless broadband hearing entitled “Wireless Broadband and the Future of Spectrum Policy.” This series of hearings is designed to culminate with long-term broadband legislation.

- Mr. Douglas Kinkoph, Associate Administrator, Office of Telecommunications and Information Applications, National Telecommunications and Information Administration

- The Honorable Jonathan Adelstein, President & CEO, PCIA – The Wireless Infrastructure Association

- The Honorable Gary Resnick, Mayor of Wilton Manors

- Mr. Cory Reed, Senior Vice President, Intelligent Solutions, Deere & Company

- Mr. Bruce Morrison, Vice President, Operations and Network Build, Region North America, Ericsson

Hearing Details:
Wednesday, October 7, 2015
10:00 a.m.
Full Committee Hearing entitled “Removing Barriers to Wireless Broadband Deployment”
This hearing will take place in Senate Russell Office Building, Room 253. Witness testimony, opening statements, and a live video of the hearing will be available on

For reporters interested in reserving a seat, please contact the press gallery:

• Periodical Press Gallery – 202-224-0265

• Radio/Television Gallery – 202-224-6421

• Press Photographers Gallery – 202-224-6548

• Daily Press Gallery – 202-224-0241

Individuals with disabilities who require an auxiliary aid or service, including closed captioning service for the webcast hearing, should contact Stephanie Gamache at 202-224-5511 at least three business days in advance of the hearing date.


Majority Statement

  • Chairman John Thune

Minority Statement

  • Bill Nelson

Witness Panel 1