Communicators on FCC Lifeline Program

Amina Fazlullah and Daniel Lyons talked about the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) Lifeline program, which subsidizes phone service for… read more

Amina Fazlullah and Daniel Lyons talked about the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) Lifeline program, which subsidizes phone service for poorer Americans. FCC Chair Tom Wheeler proposed expanding the program to include broadband. Tom Wheeler’s proposal would extend the service to internet access in a bid to bridge a digital divide between higher and lower-income Americans. The guests assessed the strengths and weaknesses of Lifeline and of proposals to expand it to broadband. close

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  • Amina Fazlullah Policy Director Benton Foundation
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Communicators on FCC Lifeline Program

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Program ID:
406683-1
Category:
Interview
Format:
Interview
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 17, 2016 | 10:45am EDT | C-SPAN.org
Last Aired:
Mar 21, 2016 | 8:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 2

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  • Mar 19, 2016 | 6:28pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 21, 2016 | 8:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 21, 2016 | 10:41am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 21, 2016 | 8:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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