Subcommittee on Health and Technology

March 20, 2014
Field Hearing in New York State: Expanding Broadband Access and Capabilities to Small Businesses in Rural New York

On Thursday March, 2014, at 10:00 AM, the Committee on Small Business Subcommittee on Health and Technology held a field hearing titled, Expanding Broadband Access and Capabilities to Small Businesses in Rural New York. The hearing was  held at the Orleans County Legislature, 3 South Main Street, Albion, NY.

The purpose of the hearing was to examine access to broadband in rural communities and the role of the federal government in expanding these capabilities to small businesses.

Opening Statement:

Chairman Chris Collins (R-NY)
 

Witnesses and Testimony:

 

  • Mr.  Mark Meyerhofer, Director, Government Relations of Northeast-Western New York, Time Warner, Lancaster, NY
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  • Ms. Jill Canfield, Director, Legal & Industry and Assistant General Counsel, NTCA, The Rural Broadband Association, Arlington, VA
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  • Mr.  Robert Smith, General Manager, Frontier Communications, New York, Dansville, NY
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  • Ms.  Kendra Lamb, Owner, Lamb Farms Inc., Oakfield, NY
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