Expanding Broadband Infrastructure in the Granite State

U.S. Sen. Maggie Hassan (D-N.H.) will convene a field hearing titled, “Expanding Broadband Infrastructure in the Granite State,” on Friday October 13, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. in Keene, New Hampshire. The hearing will examine the deployment of broadband infrastructure, especially in rural areas.


-  The Honorable Jessica Rosenworcel, Commissioner, Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
-  Mr. Joshua Cyr, Director, Education and Acceleration, Alpha Loft
-  Mr. Mike Reed, State President, Consolidated Communications
-  Mr. Brian Shepperd, Director Broadband Services, University of New Hampshire
-  Mr. Grant Spellmeyer, Vice President – Federal Affairs & Public Policy, US Cellular
-  Mr. Tom Strickland, President & Co-Owner, Sequoya Technologies

* Witness list subject to change

Hearing Details:

Friday, October 13, 2017
10:00 a.m. EDT
Full committee
Keene State College
Centennial Hall Alumni Center
229 Main St.
Keene, N.H.

 Witness testimony and opening statements will be available on www.commerce.senate.gov. Media interested in attending the event should contact Ricki Eshman at Ricki_Eshman@hassan.senate.gov or (202) 228-1041. 


  • The Honorable Jessica Rosenworcel

    Federal Communications Commission
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  • Mr. Joshua Cyr

    Alpha Loft
  • Mr. Mike Reed

    State President
    Consolidated Communications
    Download Testimony (122.69 KB)
  • Mr. Brian Shepperd

    Director Broadband Services
    University of New Hampshire
    Download Testimony (315.91 KB)
  • Mr. Grant Spellmeyer

    Vice President
    Federal Affairs & Public Policy, US Cellular
    Download Testimony (397.76 KB)
  • Mr. Tom Strickland

    President & Co-Owner
    Sequoya Technologies
    Download Testimony (397.36 KB)