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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

BroadbandUSA Announces New Digital Inclusion Webpage
Oct 05, 2020

NTIA’s BroadbandUSA program has added a new digital inclusion section to its website.  This webpage compiles resources and program information from federal agencies as well as state and... more

Smart Agriculture: Driving Innovation in Rural America
Sep 22, 2020

BroadbandUSA’s September webinar, Smart Agriculture: Driving Innovation in Rural America , focused on efforts by federal agencies, universities, and other organizations to develop and deploy... more

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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

BroadbandUSA Newsletter November 2020
Nov 02, 2020

Vol 5  |  Issue 11  |  November   2020 Download PDF version here . To sign up for BroadbandUSA’s newsletter, email broadbandusa@ntia.gov . Policy Corner: ... more

BroadbandUSA Newsletter October 2020
Oct 01, 2020

Vol 5  |  Issue 10  |  October   2020 Download PDF version here . To sign up for BroadbandUSA’s newsletter, email broadbandusa@ntia.gov . Policy Corner: ... more

BroadbandUSA Newsletter September 2020
Sep 01, 2020

Vol 5  |  Issue 9  |  August   2020 Download PDF version here . To sign up for BroadbandUSA’s newsletter, email broadbandusa@ntia.gov . Policy Corner: ... more

BroadbandUSA Newsletter August 2020
Aug 03, 2020

Vol 5  |  Issue 8  |  August   2020 Download PDF version here . To sign up for BroadbandUSA’s newsletter, email broadbandusa@ntia.gov . Policy Corner: ... more

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Q:What is NTIA?

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.

Q:What is BroadbandUSA?

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. See About BroadbandUSA.