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Webinar Highlights Broadband’s Role in Revitalizing Main Street
Oct 24, 2019

BroadbandUSA’s October webinar, “ Broadband’s Role in Revitalizing Main Street ,” showcased innovative efforts that governments, universities, and providers are undertaking to expand... more

Workshop Explores Expanding Broadband Access in Nevada
Oct 09, 2019

Broadband is necessary to support local communities and economies, enhance public safety, and create innovative opportunities for education and workforce development. Western states have unique... more

Webinar Highlights Research Showing the Economic Benefits of Broadband
Sep 30, 2019

The September 19 BroadbandUSA webinar, “ Measuring the Economic Impact of Broadband ” showcased current research on the economic impact of broadband. Alison Grant, Dr.  Roberto... more

NTIA Partners with Local Leaders to Roll-out Broadband Workshops in Six States
Aug 26, 2019

NTIA is working with local leaders to offer rural broadband workshops across the country.  Workshops are planned in Oregon, Washington, Nevada, Wyoming, Mississippi, and New Mexico. The... more

Final Tests Completed on 3.5 GHz Spectrum Sharing Model
Jul 19, 2019

by Keith Gremban, Director of the Institute for Telecommunication Sciences Cross-posted with NTIA On Thursday, NTIA’s Institute for Telecommunication Sciences (ITS) released final test... more

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NTIA Launches Minority Broadband Initiative
Nov 15, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News Media Contact: Anne Veigle, (202) 482-4208,  aveigle@ntia.gov Press release: NTIA Launches Minority Broadband Initiative Report: NTIA Minority Broadband... more

BroadbandUSA Newsletter November 2019
Nov 01, 2019

Vol 4  |  Issue 11  |  November 2019 Download PDF version here. To sign up for BroadbandUSA’s newsletter, email broadbandusa@ntia.gov . Summit Empowers Wyoming... more

BroadbandUSA Newsletter September 2019
Sep 01, 2019

Vol 4  |  Issue 8  |  September 2019 Download PDF version here . To sign up for BroadbandUSA’s newsletter, email broadbandusa@ntia.gov . Nevada Broadband Workshop... more

BroadbandUSA Newsletter August 2019
Aug 01, 2019

Vol 4  |  Issue 7  |  August 2019 Download PDF version here . To sign up for BroadbandUSA’s newsletter, email broadbandusa@ntia.gov . Rinaldo Calls for Increased... more

BroadbandUSA Newsletter July 2019
Jul 01, 2019

Vol 4  |  Issue 6  |  July 2019 Download PDF version here . To sign up for BroadbandUSA’s newsletter, email broadbandusa@ntia.gov . Global Cities Team Challenge... more

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A: The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), part of the U.S. Department of Commerce, is the Executive Branch agency that is principally responsible for advising the President on telecommunications and information policy issues. See About NTIA.

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A: The National Telecommunications and Information Administration’s (NTIA) BroadbandUSA program promotes innovation and economic growth by supporting efforts to expand broadband connectivity and meaningful use across America. BroadbandUSA serves local and state governments, industry and nonprofits that need to enhance broadband connectivity and promote digital inclusion. To date, BroadbandUSA has provided support to more than 1,000 communities to help them fully participate in the digital economy.