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Biography for Jimm Phillips

Jimm Phillips, Associate Editor, covers telecommunications policymaking in Congress for Communications Daily. He joined Warren Communications News in 2012 after stints at the Washington Post and the American Independent News Network. Phillips is a Maryland native who graduated from American University. You can follow him on Twitter: @JLPhillipsDC

Recent Articles by Jimm Phillips

Raimondo 'Correct' on Likely November Revised Broadband Map Release: FCC

Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo’s Wednesday testimony to the Senate Appropriations Commerce Subcommittee that the FCC will “possibly” have its revised broadband coverage data map ready in November (see 2205110073) “is correct,” an FCC spokesperson emailed us. “We’ve been working together…Subscribe to Read >>

FCC Forecasting 'Possibly November' Broadband Maps Release: Raimondo

The FCC is “forecasting” it will have its revised broadband coverage data maps “possibly” in November, Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo said during a Wednesday Senate Appropriations Commerce Subcommittee hearing. Raimondo urged swift conference committee action to marry elements of the…Subscribe to Read >>

Democrats Deflect, Defend White House Handling of Sohn Confirmation Push

Some Senate Democratic backers of FCC nominee Gigi Sohn defended the Biden administration’s handling of her stalled confirmation process (see 2205050050) in interviews this week amid renewed criticism from some communications policy stakeholders. Some Sohn supporters found new cause for…Subscribe to Read >>

White House Gets Mixed Reaction to ISPs' Affordable Broadband Plans Commitment

The Biden administration’s Monday announcement (see 2205060046) that 20 ISPs committed to offer low-income households broadband plans with download speeds of at least 100 Mbps at no more than $30 per month got a mixed reception among communications policy stakeholders…Subscribe to Read >>

Sohn May Face Long-Term Senate Confirmation Limbo Despite Recent Publicity

FCC nominee Gigi Sohn’s Senate confirmation process may remain indefinitely in limbo despite recent heightened pressure from the nominee’s supporters and opponents on three undecided Democratic senators, said political experts and communications policy observers in interviews. The three Democrats --…Subscribe to Read >>