“The Recovery Act and Broadband: Evaluation of Broadband Investments on Small Businesses and Job Creation”

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Washington, D.C., Oct 27, 2009 | Angela Landers ((202) 226-1581) | comments

The House Committee on Small Business will hold a hearing entitled, “The Recovery Act and Broadband: Evaluation of Broadband Investments on Small Businesses and Job Creation,”on Wednesday, October 28, 2009 at 10:00 am in Room 2360 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The Committee will review steps to advance broadband deployment through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 programs, and will analyze problems applicants are experiencing with its rollout.  Witnesses from the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), the Rural Utilities Service (RUS) and the American Cable Association will testify. 

WHAT:       “The Recovery Act and Broadband: Evaluation of Broadband Investments on Small Businesses and Job Creation”

WHEN:       Wednesday, October 28, 2009
                     10:00 am

WHERE:      2360 Rayburn House Office Building

Witness List—for planning purposes only:

The Honorable Lawrence E. Strickling
Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information
National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA)
U.S. Department of Commerce
Washington, DC

The Honorable Jonathan Adelstein
Administrator
Rural Utilities Service (RUS)
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Washington, DC

Mr. James Gleason
President and CEO
NewWave Communications
Sikeston, Missouri
On behalf of the American Cable Association

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