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NTIA’s NBAM Reaches 30 State Milestone
Feb 24, 2021

Over the last few months, NTIA’s National Broadband Availability Map (NBAM) added Alaska, Connecticut, Florida, Hawaii, Montana, New York, Oklahoma and Vermont  to its growing roster of... more

NTIA Announces Tribal Consultations on New Program to Increase Broadband Access Across Indian Country
Feb 01, 2021

NTIA is committed to increasing broadband Internet access across America, particularly in unserved and underserved communities. The recently enacted Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 provides... more

How Broadband Enhances Local Economies
Dec 03, 2020

Rural America’s economic development is tied more and more to broadband connectivity. BroadbandUSA’s November webinar illustrated how communities, broadband providers, and other stakeholders... more

Digital Inclusion and K-12 Education: The Impact of COVID-19 on Students and Educators
Nov 05, 2020

BroadbandUSA’s October Webinar, Digital Inclusion and K-12 Education: The Impact of COVID-19 on Students and Educators , focused on the challenges that communities and schools are facing during... more

NTIA Updates State Leaders on National Broadband Availability Map Progress
Oct 27, 2020

In mid-September, BroadbandUSA’s State Broadband Leaders Network (SBLN) held its semiannual Summit to discuss broadband issues and policy at the state level. NTIA provided an update on its ... more

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Tribal Broadband Connectivity Grants Program (TBCG): Written Input
Mar 31, 2021

In accordance with the Department of Commerce’s tribal consultation policy, tribal leaders and/or tribal representatives were invited to participate in government to government virtual National... more

Updates from BroadbandUSA
Mar 22, 2021

March Webinar Materials Are on the BroadbandUSA Website On Wednesday, March 17, BroadbandUSA hosted its March webinar on NTIA’s Grant Programs in the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021.... more

BroadbandUSA Newsletter February 2021
Feb 10, 2021

Download PDF version here . To sign up for BroadbandUSA’s newsletter, email broadbandusa@ntia.gov . Policy Corner: Broadband Grant Programs By Doug Kinkoph, Associate Administrator... more

BroadbandUSA Newsletter January 2021
Jan 04, 2021

Download PDF version here . To sign up for BroadbandUSA’s newsletter, email broadbandusa@ntia.gov . Policy Corner: States & Broadband in 2020 By Katherine Bates, Manager of... more

BroadbandUSA Newsletter December 2020
Dec 01, 2020

Volume 5 | Issue 12 | December 2020 Download PDF version here . To sign up for BroadbandUSA’s newsletter, email broadbandusa@ntia.gov .   Broadband News and Updates ... more

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