Building Resilient Networks

June 22, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Senator Ben Ray Luján (D-NM), the Chair of the Subcommittee on Communications, Media, and Broadband, will convene a hearing titled “Building Resilient Networks” at 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 22, 2021. The hearing will examine ways in which the federal government can support deployment of resilient, redundant, and secure broadband and telecommunications infrastructure, and review the lessons learned from outage incidents. The hearing will focus on gaps revealed by these incidents and legislative proposals to improve network resiliency and reliability.


  • Mr. Harold Feld, Senior Vice President, Public Knowledge
  • Mr. Jonathan Adelstein, President and Chief Executive Officer, Wireless Infrastructure Association
  • Mr. Denny Law, General Manager and Chief Executive Officer, Golden West Telecommunications
  • Mr. Jeff Johnson, Chief Executive, Western Fire Chiefs Association

Hearing Details:

Tuesday, June 22, 2021

2:30 p.m. EDT

Subcommittee on Communications, Media, and Broadband (Hybrid)


This hearing will take place in the Russell Senate Office Building 253. Opening statements and a live video of the hearing will be available on

Due to current limited access to the Capitol complex, the general public is encouraged to view this hearing via the live stream. Social distancing is now lifted for vaccinated members of the press who wish to attend.



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