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Brendan Carr
Commissioner - Federal Communications Commission
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National Grange 16h
According to , America will be affected the most by regulatory relief allowing more buildouts, and therefore more deployment
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Will Adams 16h
Thank you to the Senate Broadband Caucus and , , , , , and for hosting us to discuss getting more broadband to rural America!
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Brendan Carr Jun 18
Many Americans living in rural communities are at risk of falling behind when it comes to high-quality, affordable healthcare. 's Rural Health Program is making a difference. Glad to vote in support. Read more from in :
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Brendan Carr Jun 18
At a skilled nursing facility in Lennox, South Dakota (pop. 2,111), I saw how broadband can bring high-quality healthcare to rural communities. Read more "
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NTCAconnect Jun 18
A big thank you to and for taking "broadband tours" across rural America over the past month, including visits to several NTCA member companies. You can read more about the successes of here
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Brendan Carr Jun 18
Family went to the annual Congressional Baseball Game while I was out of town. Came home to this. Can't argue with the lineup, particularly when & are on the commerce committee that oversees FCC.
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Brendan Carr Jun 17
Connecting rural America with next-generation, online opportunity.
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Brendan Carr Jun 15
Both played the role of a regular joe getting dunked on.
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Brendan Carr Jun 15
Father's Day celebration at kids' school. I…
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Brendan Carr Jun 15
Last Friday, had the chance to meet Maksim & Dan with . They were putting up a new 75-pound antenna & radio that now brings 200 Mbps broadband to Boston's Somerville neighborhood. (not naming names, but one of us did not lift their share of the lbs)
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Brendan Carr Jun 15
Thanks to the U.S. Cattlemen's Association for the chance discuss FCC efforts to bring more broadband to rural America. From Lambert, MT to Culpeprer, VA appreciated hearing about the economic opportunity that broadband brings to your member's ranches & communities.
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Brendan Carr Jun 14
Tommi grew up in public housing in West Philly. Dropped out of high school after her 1st kid. Now, a mother of 5, she bought her 1st home in May & is getting a masters degree. 1/
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US Cattlemen's Jun 15
Thank you for joining us this morning to discuss priorities! The ability to connect to the rest of the world by closing the digital divide is crucial to the success of our operations. From UHF ear tags to online video auctions, broadband helps us compete!
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Brendan Carr Jun 15
Replying to @JSusskindFCC
Jurisdictional separation was maintained.
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Brendan Carr Jun 14
Replying to @BrendanCarrFCC
Tommi is an inspiration. With an abundance of perseverance, community support, & a connection, she brought her family out of poverty and is on her way to a career helping others do the same. 8/
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Brendan Carr Jun 14
Replying to @BrendanCarrFCC
Tommi now has a job at the Philly Housing Authority. And she's starting a masters program in mental health at Lincoln College so she can give back to the community. 7/
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Brendan Carr Jun 14
Replying to @phillyseeds @keljerry
Tonight's event celebrated the reopening of Sharswood's Vaux High, the investment going into the community, & the difference that broadband is making in that effort. Honored to meet the President of Philly Housing Authority Kelvin Jeremiah at the event 6/
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Brendan Carr Jun 14
Replying to @BrendanCarrFCC
Tommi says she could not have accomplished that without broadband access. It was key to getting her research and school work done. Philly's Public Housing Authority (PHA) worked w/ a wireless carrier to provide 4,500 tablets to PHA households w/ data paid for by a nonprofit. 5/
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Brendan Carr Jun 14
Replying to @BrendanCarrFCC
Tommi started at Orleans Technical College. Supporting her family while in school was tough, she said, but added that she was determined. "Four years of peanut butter & jelly sandwiches - often made for me by my kids." She earned a 4.0 GPA. 4/
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Brendan Carr Jun 14
Replying to @BrendanCarrFCC
For nearly 16 years, Tommi worked at a debt collection agency. She described it as a "dead end job." So she decided to go back to school. 3/
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