Public Knowledge will host a press briefing Tuesday, August 4 at 3 p.m. ET to provide background on the technology transitions proceeding at the Federal Communications Commission Open Meeting on August 6.
Public Knowledge will review the implications that the technology transitions have for consumers, emphasizing the importance of continuing to apply fundamental values such as public safety and competition on the new digital networks. COMPTEL and the National Hispanic Media Coalition will also be joining the briefing to share their perspectives on the policy considerations at stake in this proceeding.
Phillip Berenbroick, Government Affairs Counsel; Chris Lewis, Vice President of Government Affairs; and Gene Kimmelman, President and CEO of Public Knowledge, will be available to answer media questions. Chip Pickering, CEO and Karen Reidy, Vice President of Regulatory Affairs, will be available to answer questions on behalf of COMPTEL. Michael Scurato, Vice President of Policy, will be joining on behalf of the National Hispanic Media Coalition.
If you’d like more information on the tech transitions process at the FCC, please view our new blog post, “What We Talk About When We Talk About the Tech Transitions,” and media handout for this event.
Press Call Participant Information:
WHEN: Tuesday, August 4 at 3 p.m. ET
INSTRUCTIONS: 5* to queue questions, please state your name and outlet clearly
Members of the media may contact Communications Director Shiva Stella with inquiries, interview requests, or to join the Public Knowledge press list at firstname.lastname@example.org or 405-249-9435.