H.Res.1292 - Establishing a national goal for the universal deployment of next-generation broadband networks to access the internet and for other uses by 2015, and calling upon Congress and the President to develop a strategy, enact legislation, and adopt policies to accomplish this objective.110th Congress (2007-2008)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Eshoo, Anna G. [D-CA-14] (Introduced 06/20/2008)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||06/20/2008 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.|
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Summary: H.Res.1292 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (06/20/2008)
Establishes a national next-generation broadband network goal to bring, for households, businesses, and government offices, universal and affordable access to networks with the capability of transmitting data bidirectionally at: (1) 10 megabits per second by 2010; and (2) 100 megabits per second by 2015.
Directs relevant congressional committees to work with the President to develop a strategy to achieve the goal and begin, by the end of 2009, to enact specific legislation and adopt policies to implement the strategy.