By Rosa Mendoza
The first-annual White House Frontiers Conference held last week in Pittsburgh brought together a diverse collection of academics and thought leaders to discuss the future of American innovation in science and technology. Hosted by President Obama, it became clear throughout the daylong event that when it comes to Americans and technology—and specifically our incredible mobile revolution—communities and individuals from coast to coast are more connected than ever before.
Yet, while these extraordinary developments are already taking place, it’s important to remember that the best is still coming.
A vote in July signaled this new dawn breaking over the horizon. Specifically, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) made a giant leap forward in wireless innovation by approving an order that signaled the greenlight for our nation’s transition to a 5G wireless network. This regulatory achievement was historic, and by embracing it and aggressively moving forward with testing and deployment of 5G networks in the U.S., we can ensure America maintains its position as a global technology leader while providing growing communities—and particularly Latinos—with countless new benefits and support.
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