5 Ways Congress Can Grow the Internet of Things

Nextgov: A Congressional effort to advance the internet of things is progressing as a government watchdog gathers information about the wireless spectrum required to support billions of connected devices.

Reps. Suzan DelBene, D-Wash., and Darrell Issa, R-Calif., cofounders of the Congressional Internet of Things caucus, requested a Government Accountability Office investigation into the spectrum and those results are coming in, DelBene said at a recent event in Washington.

The GAO report is just one part of a multipronged effort she and Issa are undertaking to ensure that lawmakers and federal agencies “really do understand that technologies work, that they may not have used, or seen or experienced.”

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