Wednesday, January 12, 2022

Senate Votes on NTIA Nominee

By Leslie Stimson, Inside Towers Washington Bureau Chief
The Senate voted Tuesday 60-31 to confirm Alan Davidson to head the National Telecommunications and Information Administration. He was expected to sail through after the senior body voted Monday night 64-30 to limit debate.

Davidson’s confirmation is key because the agency will oversee about $48 billion for deploying broadband to underserved populations and boosting digital equity, directed by last year’s infrastructure bill. (The agency is seeking input about how to implement the program, Inside Towers reported.) Continue Reading

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