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Oversight Hearing on “Update from tribal leaders and tribal telecommunications providers on the implementation of the Federal Communications Commission’s rule on the Universal Service Fund”
Tuesday, June 18, 2013 11:00 AM
Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs
1334 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, D.C. 20515


Oversight Hearing on:

  • “Update from tribal leaders and tribal telecommunications providers on the implementation of the Federal Communications Commission’s rule on the Universal Service Fund.”

Archived Video Webcast:

Member Statements:

The Honorable Don Young
Subcommittee Chairman

Witnesses and Testimony:

PANEL I

Julie Kitka
President
Alaska Federation of Natives
(Truth in Testimony Form)

Alfred LaPaz
Acting President
Mescalero Apache Tribe

Steve Merriam
CEO
Arctic Slope Telephone Association Cooperative, Inc.
(Truth in Testimony Form)

Albert Hee
President
Sandwich Isles Communications, Inc.
(Truth in Testimony Form)

Background:

Subcommittee Members will hear testimony from Tribes and Alaska Natives about the Federal Communications Commission's rule on the Universal Service Fund for Tribal lands and the importance of expanded broadband and telecommunication access in Indian and Alaska Native communities. This is a follow-up to a similar hearing held by the subcommittee in June 2012.

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