U.S. House of Representatives
Committee on the Judiciary
Henry J. Hyde, Chairman www.house.gov/judiciary
For immediate release July 17, 2000
Contact: Sam Stratman/Terry Shawn (202) 225-2492
Hyde Panel to Review
Broadband Access Legislation
Tuesday Hearing to Review Legislation to Open Info Super Highway
What: Legislative Hearing on H.R. 1686, the "Internet Freedom Act" and H.R. 1685, the "Internet Growth and Development Act of 1999"
When: Tuesday, July 18, 2000 at 9:30 a.m.
Where: 2141 Rayburn House Office Building
In the Current Telecommunications World...
With the emergence of high speed, broadband technology, new questions emerge regarding competition among the world's leading telecom providers. Congress owes American consumers optimum market competition on the information superhighway.
This Hearing will seek answers to Questions, including:
WITNESSES: U.S. Reps. Billy Tauzin (R-LA) and Anna Eshoo (D-CA); William Kennard, Chairman, Federal Communications Commission; Tom Tauke, Verizon Communications; Mike McCurry, Co-Chair, iAdvance; Randy Lowe, Prism Communications Services, Inc.; Glenn Ivey, Maryland Public Service Commission on behalf of the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners; Scott Cleland, The Precursor Group; Preston Padden, The Walt Disney Company; Dave Baker, EarthLink, Inc. on behalf of the openNET Coalition; Len Cali, AT&T; Tom Wolzien, Sanford C. Bernstein & Co.; Robert Sachs, National Cable Television Association.