Comments to Agriculture and Commerce Departments on Broadband Opportunity Council Policy Reforms

June 10, 2015

The Broadband Opportunity Council has the ability to make important policy changes that can speed our nation’s continued transformation to a digital economy. With a focus on narrow, bipartisan reforms, the BOC can and should pick the low-hanging fruit of standardizing and streamlining access to infrastructure. Easing access to federal property for wireless equipment as well as facilitating conduit deployment alongside federally-funded projects would go a long way towards broadband deployment, adoption, and competition.