OEC Outreach Clips: Congress needs to update the Communications Act—quickly, Source Urgent Communications

Today, half of the households in the U.S. do not even have a wireline phone, AOL has been forgotten by most, and wireless services are delivering amazing applications to myriad devices at speeds that would have seemed unimaginable 20 years ago. Meanwhile, the price points of the devices and services are so reasonable that we have more wireless devices in use than people on the planet.  Things are going to get even more complicated with innovations such as drones and the Internet of Things (IoT), which promises to introduce tens of billions of additional sensors/devices into the communications ecosystem during the next several years. Meanwhile, all of these innovations are built on software, which makes cybersecurity a priority for everyone, from individuals to enterprises and governments. Read more: Congress needs to update the Communications Act—quickly