Extending Tribal Broadband Priority Act of 2020

Deadline for Endorsements: Tuesday, October 13 by 6:00 PM EST


Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) and Senator Warren (D-Mass.) will be introducing a new bill called the Extending Tribal Broadband Priority Act of 2020 to require the Federal Communications Commission (Commission) to open a new 2.5 GHz Rural Tribal Priority Window (Window) not later than 30 days after the bill is enacted to create additional time for Indian Tribes and Native Hawaiian organizations to apply for unassigned spectrum licenses over Tribal lands to deploy internet services, as previously requested by numerous Tribes, Native Hawaiian organizations, and advocacy groups across the United States. Tribes and the Federal government should never have to force a Federal agency to comply wi