MEDIA ADVISORY: Senator Padilla Chairs Legislative Committee to Discuss Future of Broadband in New Mexico

***Media Advisory***
WILL BE LIVE STREAMED

Contact: Isaac Padilla
Office: 505/986.4819
Mobile: 505/264.6512
Isaac.Padilla@nmlegis.gov
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

Senator Padilla Chairs Legislative Committee to Discuss Future of Broadband in New Mexico

Meeting Agenda

(Santa Fe, NM) – Senator Majority Whip Michael Padilla (D-14-Bernalillo) will chair the Science, Technology and Telecommunications Committee. The meeting will focus on expanding broadband in New Mexico and increasing the speed of broadband systems to reach next generation standards.  Currently, 39% of rural Americans do not have access to speeds of 25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload. In New Mexico, 61% of people in rural areas do not have access.

WHAT:             Science, Technology and Telecommunications Committee Meeting

WHEN:             October 20 and 21 starting at 9:00 a.m.

WHERE:           Room 317 at the State Capitol in Santa Fe

WHO:              Chair Michael Padilla and Members of the Committee

A live feed of the committee meeting can be found at the following link https://www.nmlegis.gov/Webcast/.