FCC: Congress To Get Broadband Plan March 16


After announcing that the plan would be outlined at its public meeting March 16, it would not make much sense to hold off giving it to the Hill until the next day, a source at the Federal Communications Commission confirmed.

So March 16 will now be the delivery date rather than St. Patrick's Day.

The FCC has already been previewing large chunks of those recommendations in public forums over the past couple of weeks, and FCC chairman Julius Genachowski will continue that trend when he addresses the National Congress of American Indians in Washington Tuesday (March 2).

He plans to outline the plan's recommendations for improving broadband access to tribal land