back to article US Congresscritters discover Wi-Fi, updates on Oz's nbn broadband plan and much more

Oh no, Congress wants to lead Wi-Fi policy, and to that end representatives Republican Bob Latta and Democrat Jerry McNerney have created the Congressional Wi-Fi Caucus*. Apparently the caucus will focus on “5G, cybersecurity, internet of things (IoT), smart cities, spectrum optimisation, autonomous vehicles, agriculture, …

  1. Trollslayer Silver badge

    Congress + WiFi =

    More stupid little ego games.

    Does anyone have some Etch-a-Sketches they can have as laptops?

  2. frank ly Silver badge

    Congressional Wi-Fi Caucus

    Spelling correction: Congressional Wi-Fi Circus.

    1. Version 1.0 Silver badge

      Re: Congressional Wi-Fi Caucus

      Wait for partisan politics to invade Wi-Fi - given the way things are going this could be the end of Wi-Fi? Oh wait, there are a lot of good people using Wi-Fi on both sides, just grab 'em by their antennas.

  3. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Yea NBN...

    The google Fiberhoods had 2x 100 gigabit links to the nearest Fiberhoods each to the north, south, east and west and often 2 100 gig links to their backbone. That allowed redundancy and excessive capacity could be utilized when needed. Each Fiberhood covered a few hundred to a about 1000 homes with about 1 tb capacity. nbn thinks its cool with 19 tb for 75,000.

  4. Zippy´s Sausage Factory

    Congressional Wi-Fi Caucus

    "We'll be making recommendations for 5G and the Internet of Things the day they become obsolete!"

  5. Jack of Shadows Silver badge

    Lookj on the brightside

    Easier targeting of campaign donations for the WiFi Alliance.

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