Here is the witness lineup for the House communications and technology subcommittee’s hearing on promoting broadband infrastructure investment next Wednesday:
Michael Slinger, director, Google’s Fiber Cities
Craig Moffett, industry analyst, MoffettNathanson
Jonathan Adelstein, PCIA-the wireless infrastructure association
Deb Socia, NextCentury Cities, local government focused broadband advocate
Gov. Stephen Roe Lewis, Gila River Indian Community, New Mexico
Among the issues that will be addressed, expect some discussion over the Federal Communications Commission’s order, passed in a 3-2 vote, to pre-empt state laws to pave the way for the expansion municipal Internet broadband services beyond city limits in Chattanooga, Tenn. and Wilson, N.C.