Broadband: Opportunities and Challenges in Rural America

October 4, 2018

253 Russell

U.S. Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.) chairman of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, will convene a hearing titled “Broadband: Opportunities and Challenges in Rural America,”at 10:00 a.m. on October 4, 2018. This hearing allows the Committee, as part of its ongoing efforts, to assess the progress of broadband deployment in rural America and continue to explore ways in which closing the digital divide will benefit American jobs and the economy.

Witnesses:

  • Mr. Godfrey Enjady, General Manager, Mescalero Apache Telecom, Inc.
  • Mr. Denny Law, General Manager and CEO, Golden West Telecommunications
  • Ms. Mona Thompson, General Manager, Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Telephone Authority
  • Mr. Grant Spellmeyer, Vice President, Federal Affairs and Public Policy, U.S. Cellular Corp.

*Witness list subject to change.

Hearing Details:

Thursday, October 4, 2018
10:00 a.m.
Full Committee 

This hearing will take place in Russell Senate Office Building, Room 253. Witness testimony, opening statements, and a live video of the hearing will be available on www.commerce.senate.gov.

Webcast

  • Mr. Denny Law

    General Manager and CEO
    Golden West Telecommunications
    Law Testimony.pdf (412.50 KB)
  • Ms. Mona Thompson

    General Manager
    Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Telephone Authority

Majority Statement

  • Chairman John Thune

Witness Panel 1

  • Mr. Godfrey Enjady

    General Manager
    Mescalero Apache Telecom, Inc
  • Mr. Denny Law

    General Manager and CEO
    Golden West Telecommunications
    Law Testimony.pdf (412.50 KB)
  • Ms. Mona Thompson

    General Manager
    Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Telephone Authority
  • Mr. Grant Spellmeyer

    Vice President Federal Affairs and Public Policy
    U.S. Cellular Corp