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Working with States to Solve the Broadband Challenge
Feb 12, 2020

By Doug Kinkoph, performing the delegated duties of the Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information Cross-posted with the NTIA website NTIA’s State Broadband Leaders Network ... more

NTIA Closes Out 2019 with Broadband Workshops in New Mexico and Arkansas
Jan 02, 2020

NTIA’s BroadbandUSA was joined by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to host Rural Broadband Workshops in Truth or Consequences, New Mexico on November 13 th , Albuquerque, New Mexico on... more

Webinar Highlights Efforts to Build Digital Workforce Skills at the Local Level
Dec 03, 2019

A digitally skilled workforce is essential for the economic development of our nation’s communities. The BroadbandUSA November 20, 2019 webinar, “ Building Digital Workforce Skills at the Local... more

NTIA Hosts Back-to-Back Broadband Workshops in Mississippi
Nov 26, 2019

NTIA’s BroadbandUSA joined with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Mississippi State University Extension, and the Mississippi Farm Bureau to host two Rural Broadband Workshops in Raymond,... more

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

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BroadbandUSA Newsletter February 2020
Feb 01, 2020

Vol 5  |  Issue 2  |  February 2020 Download PDF version here. To sign up for BroadbandUSA’s newsletter, email broadbandusa@ntia.gov . Policy Corner I am honored... more

BroadbandUSA Newsletter January 2020
Jan 01, 2020

Vol 5  |  Issue 1  |  January 2020 Download PDF version here . To sign up for BroadbandUSA’s newsletter, email broadbandusa@ntia.gov . Celebrating 2019 Successes in... more

BroadbandUSA Newsletter December 2019
Dec 01, 2019

Vol 4  |  Issue 11  |  December 2019 Download PDF version here. To sign up for BroadbandUSA’s newsletter, email broadbandusa@ntia.gov . NTIA Launches Minority... more

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... 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... 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.