Senate Committee cancels FCC's broadband plan hearing

With little notice or reason, the Senate Commerce Committee canceled its oversight hearing on the FCC's national broadband plan yesterday.

Although the Commerce Committee would not comment on the sudden change, an FCC spokesperson said that FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski, who previously released his written testimony for yesterday's hearing, was prepared to talk to the committee about the broadband plan.

One possible reason for the sudden cancellation was that committee meetings were being delayed because of the new healthcare bill.

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