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Christopher Mitchell Speaks to Politico Live on “The Future of the Wireless World”

| Written by Nick Stumo-Langer | No Comments | Updated on Mar 9, 2017 The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at https://ilsr.org/christopher-mitchell-speaks-to-politico-live-on-the-future-of-the-wireless-world/

Politico Live – March 7th, 2017

On March 7th, Christopher participated in a panel discussion sponsored by Politico and Qualcomm as part of an event called “The Future of the Wireless World.” The panel was moderated by Politico Technology Reporter Alex Byers and included the following participants:

  • Steven Crowley, P.E., Consulting Wireless Engineer
  • Mindel De la Torre, former Chief of the International Bureau, Federal Communications Commission
  • Christopher Mitchell, Director of Community Broadband Networks Initiative, Institute for Local Self-Reliance
  • Joan Marsh, Senior Vice President of Federal Regulatory, AT&T

You can stream the video at Politico’s website by clicking the image below.

Highlights from this conversation include Christopher’s interaction with the AT&T representative about their claim that a “one touch make ready” policy was specific to Google Fiber. This interaction is at 36:20 in the video.

Christopher Mitchell, Director of Community Broadband Networks Initiative, Institute for Local Self-Reliance (center) responds to a question from POLITICO Pro Technology Reporter Alex Byers during POLITICO’s deep-dive conversation “Future of the Wireless World: The Move to 5G” at District Architecture Center in Washington, DC, Tuesday, March 7, 2017. (Photo by Rod Lamkey Jr.)

This article is a part of MuniNetworks. The original piece can be found here.