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FCC Announces Membership of BDAC

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai has appointed members to serve on the Broadband Deployment Advisory Committee (BDAC).  Elizabeth Pierce, Chief Executive Officer of Quintillion Subsea Operations, LLC, and Quintillion Networks, LLC (Quintillion), to serve as Chair of the BDAC, and Kelleigh Cole, Director of the Utah Broadband Outreach Center in the Utah Governor’s Office of Economic Development, to serve as Vice Chair. Former Utah Congressman Jim Matheson has also been appointed to serve on the committee.

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Senator Hatch Introduces Broadband Highway Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C.—This week, Senator Orrin Hatch (R-UT), along with Senators Steve Daines (R-MT) and Deb Fischer (R-NE), introduced the Highway Rights-of-Way Permitting Efficiency Act of 2017, a bill that will streamline broadband permitting in existing highway rights-of-way for broadband infrastructure projects.

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University of Utah Seeks Feedback on Professional Education

uofuThe University of Utah Professional Education program would like feedback on their Professional Education trainings and certificates. Professional Education at the University of Utah brings world-class hard and soft skills training to Utah’s workforce and is frequently looking for opportunities to increase and adjust its offerings.

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