DIGIT Act

DIGIT Act

(Developing Innovation and Growing the Internet of Things Act) A bill passed by the U.S. Senate in 2016 that provides a framework for the Internet of Things (IoT). The DIGIT Act mandates the formation of working groups and also that the FCC analyze and determine the spectrum required to support the IoT. See Internet of Things.
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As connected technology continues to evolve, its critical that Congress updates federal policy to keep pace with innovation in order to keep America competitive, and Im glad today the Senate Commerce Committee passed the bipartisan DIGIT Act. I look forward to working with Senators Fischer, Booker, and Schatz to examine the full impact of new technologies and find legislative solutions that will unleash the power of American entrepreneurship to create jobs and boost economic growth, said Senator Gardner.
The DIGIT Act will encourage planning for a more connected future through the Internet of Things, and Im pleased to see it clear the Commerce Committee today.
Todays bipartisan vote in support of The DIGIT Act is an important step in addressing our most pressing tech challenges.
Additionally, the DIGIT Act directs the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to complete a report assessing spectrum needs required to support the Internet of Things.
Deb Fischer, Kelly Ayotte, Cory Booker and Brian Schatz for coming together on the DIGIT Act.
With the DIGIT Act, we can deliver a multitude of innovative and secure solutions across many economic sectors.
The DIGIT Act would open up lines of communication between the private and public sector to spur innovation.
Senator Fischer joined Senators Cory Booker (D-N.J.), Cory Gardner (R-Colo.), and Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) to introduce the DIGIT Act, S.