Farmer in wheat field uses a tablet device.

Public Utility Research Center Director invited to testify before US Senate on rural broadband expansion

Reading Time: 1 minute

Mark Jamison

On Tuesday, Public Utility Research Center Director and Gunter Professor Dr. Mark Jamison spoke as a witness to the United States Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation as part of a hearing related to the expansion of broadband in rural areas of the U.S. The hearing, titled “The Impact of Broadband Investments in Rural America,” focused on the Federal Communications Commission’s order to improve the quality and expand the availability of rural broadband, in addition to opportunities and investments to support carriers in rural America, efforts to prevent overbuilding among federal broadband programs and the next steps to close the digital divide.

Watch Dr. Jamison’s testimony to hear his expert opinion to the US Senate on the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation website.

You can also read his full testimony.