Broadband & Telecom

A key priority for CompTIA and the technology industry is ensuring innovation and economic growth of the Internet economy. This includes helping to ensure an open Internet, deployment of new, faster broadband networks, and finding ways to get more Americans online.

Specific initiatives include advocating for the removal of barriers to the deployment of high-speed broadband networks and finding ways to make more spectrum available for both licensed and unlicensed use.

Finally the Communications Act, which was last updated in 1996, has grown outdated due to rapid advances in technology, and is badly in need of an update to allow the FCC to regulate the industry in a manner suited to the realities of today.

Broadband & Telecom Committees

Federal

Press Releases

CompTIA Statement on President Trump's State of the Union Address

Jan 31, 2018

High Expectations, New Challenges Ahead for Information Technology Industry

Jan 30, 2018

CompTIA Statement on FCC’s Repeal of Net Neutrality Rules

Dec 14, 2017

Blog Articles

  • An Informative Overview of Government Priorities Shared during Capitol Hill Speakers Series at Fly-In

    by Lana Sansur | Feb 19, 2018
    On the morning February 14, we held the Capitol Hill Speaker Series at the 2018 CompTIA DC Fly-In. It featured high-ranking officials from the Federal Communications Commission and the Department of Homeland Security and provided Fly-In attendees with an informative overview of government priorities for the coming year around the tech agenda. It also gave attendees added knowledge of tech issues before hitting the halls of Congress for Fly-In meetings.
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