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Latta: American Leadership in 5G, 6G, and Beyond Will Depend on Ensuring Secure Networks and Innovation

04.21.2021

Washington, D.C. — Energy and Commerce Republican Leader for Communications and Technology Bob Latta delivered opening remarks at Wednesday’s hearing on securing America’s wireless networks.

Excerpts and highlights from his prepared remarks:

AMERICAN LEADERSHIP IN WIRELESS TECHNOLOGY

“Over the last year, Americans have relied more than ever on broadband technology to earn a livelihood, educate their children, and stay connected to their families and communities. Wireless connectivity has played a key role, and thanks to the investment and ingenuity of our nation’s wireless providers, U.S. networks rose to the challenge of meeting...

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Bipartisan Group of E&C Leaders Urge NTIA to Continue Leadership in the Management of Federal Spectrum

04.19.2021

Washington, D.C. – Energy and Commerce Committee Republican leader Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), Full Committee Chairman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ), Communications and Technology Subcommittee Republican Leader Bob Latta (R-OH), and Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Mike Doyle (D-PA) wrote to the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) today urging the agency to fulfill its statutory role of managing federal spectrum use. 

“By statute, the NTIA has ‘the responsibility to ensure that the views of the executive branch on telecommunications matters are effectively presented to...

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The Pressure is on Big Tech ?

03.25.2021

Today, Energy and Commerce Republican Leader Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) sent a clear message to Big...

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Communications and Technology

Jurisdiction


Electronic communications, both Interstate and foreign, including voice, video, audio and data, whether transmitted by wire or wirelessly, and whether transmitted by telecommunications, commercial or private mobile service, broadcast, cable, satellite, microwave, or other mode; technology generally; emergency and public safety communications; cybersecurity, privacy, and data security; the Federal Communications Commission, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration, the Office of Emergency Communications in the Department of Homeland Security; and all aspects of the above-referenced jurisdiction related to the Department of Homeland Security.