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January 24, 2008 Press Release

WASHINGTON - The Commerce Department's National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) today hosted a meeting with more than 15 other federal agencies to further coordinate efforts to educate the nation about the February 17, 2009, deadline to transition to digital television.

January 07, 2008 Press Release

LAS VEGAS -- The U. S. Department of Commerce's National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) announced today at the world's largest consumer technology tradeshow that more than 250 retailers, representing more than 15,000 outlets nationwide, are certified to participate in a program to aid in the transition to digital television. Also, 19 converter box models are eligible for purchase with the coupon and more are being tested as part of the certification process.

January 04, 2008 Press Release

WASHINGTON -- With the United States set to switch from analog to digital television in February 2009, U.S. Commerce Secretary Carlos M. Gutierrez today issued the following statement on the launch of the TV Converter Box Coupon Program, designed to help facilitate the changeover.*

October 29, 2007 Speech/Testimony

30th International ICANN Meeting - Welcome Ceremony
October 29, 2007
John M.R. Kneuer
Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information

Good morning.  It's a real pleasure to be able to join you at the outset of ICANN's 30th meeting.

This particular meeting represents a milestone in ICANN's development.

October 17, 2007 Speech/Testimony

Testimony of John M. R. Kneuer
Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information
National Telecommunications and Information Administration
U. S. Department of Commerce

Before the
Subcommittee on Telecommunications and the Internet
United States House of Representatives

Hearing on
The Digital Television Transition

October 17, 2007

October 17, 2007 Speech/Testimony

Testimony of John M. R. Kneuer
Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information
National Telecommunications and Information Administration
U. S. Department of Commerce

Before the
Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation
United States Senate

Hearing on
The Digital Television Transition

October 17, 2007

October 17, 2007 Speech/Testimony

3G Americas Keynote Address, Washington, DC
October 17, 2007

Meredith Attwell Baker
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information

September 30, 1997 Speech/Testimony

Testimony of Jack Gleason
before the House Committee on Commerce
Subcommittee on Telecommunications, Trade and Consumer Protection

on

H.R. 1872
Communications Satellite Competition and Privatization Act of 1997

September 30, 1997
 

September 19, 2007 Speech/Testimony

Testimony of John M. R. Kneuer
Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information
National Telecommunications and Information Administration
U. S. Department of Commerce

Before the
Special Committee on Aging
United States Senate

Hearing on
The Digital Television Transition and its Impact On Older Americans

September 19, 2007

July 26, 2007 Speech/Testimony

Testimony of John M. R. Kneuer
Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information
National Telecommunications and Information Administration
U. S. Department of Commerce

Before the
Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation
United States Senate

Hearing on
Preparing Consumers for the Digital Television Transition

July 26, 2007

March 22, 2007 Speech/Testimony

Testimony of
John M. R. Kneuer
Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information
and Administrator, National Telecommunications and Information Administration,
U.S. Department of Commerce
 
Before the
Energy and Commerce Committee
House of Representatives
 
March 22, 2007

March 14, 2007 Speech/Testimony

Testimony of John M. R. Kneuer
Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information
National Telecommunications and Information Administration
U.S Department of Commerce
before the
Committee on Homeland Security
U.S. House of Representatives

March 14, 2007

March 08, 2007 Speech/Testimony

Testimony of
John M. R. Kneuer
Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Communications and Information
and Administrator
National Telecommunications and Information Administration
U.S. Department of Commerce
 
Before the
House Appropriations Subcommittee on Science, State, Justice and Commerce
 
March 8, 2007
 

February 21, 2007 Speech/Testimony

10th SIA Leadership Dinner Address
February 21, 2007
John M.R. Kneuer
Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information

EXPANDING OUR HORIZONS, EXPANDING OUR NETWORKS

The United States is committed to encouraging and facilitating a growing and entrepreneurial U.S. commercial space sector.  Toward that end, the United States Government will use U.S. commercial space capabilities to the maximum practical extent, consistent with national security.
-U.S. National Space Policy, August 2006

September 21, 2006 Speech/Testimony

Testimony of John M. R. Kneuer
 Acting Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information
 United States Department of Commerce

Before the

Subcommittee on Telecommunications and the Internet and the Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade and Consumer Protection

Committee on Energy and Commerce
United States House of Representatives

September 20, 2006 Speech/Testimony

Testimony of John M. R. Kneuer
 Acting Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information
 United States Department of Commerce

Before the

Subcommittee on Trade, Tourism and Economic Development

Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation
United States Senate

September 20, 2006

July 18, 2006 Speech/Testimony

Testimony of John M. R. Kneuer
Acting Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information
United States Department of Commerce

Before the
Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit
of the Committee on Financial Services
United States House of Representatives
July 18, 2006

Mr. Chairman,

April 25, 2006 Speech/Testimony

Testimony of John M. R. Kneuer
Acting Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information
National Telecommunications and Information Administration
U.S.
Department of Commerce

before the
Committee on Homeland Security's
Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Science and Technology
U.S.
House of Representatives

April 25, 2006