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Using Smart Technologies to Drive Regional Transformation
May 27, 2020

Each presenter in BroadbandUSA’s May webinar would agree: the deployment of smart technology is transforming regional economies, creating resilient communities, and making government more... more

Rural Service Providers Discuss Business Models for Broadband Solutions
Apr 28, 2020

Rural communities face a complex set of challenges when it comes to closing the digital divide, according to three broadband providers who participated in BroadbandUSA’s April webinar. To serve... more

NTIA Updates Comprehensive Guide to Federal Broadband Funding
Apr 27, 2020

NTIA has updated its BroadbandUSA website database of 57 federal broadband programs, spanning 14 federal agencies with billions of dollars for broadband grants, loans, and other resources. The... more

Progress Report: American Broadband Initiative Turns One
Mar 25, 2020

Federal agencies have made significant progress across government to improve broadband access for Americans in the year following the launch of the American Broadband Initiative (ABI), said... more

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

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BroadbandUSA Newsletter June 2020
Jun 01, 2020

Vol 5  |  Issue 6  |  June   2020 Download PDF version here . To sign up for BroadbandUSA’s newsletter, email broadbandusa@ntia.gov . Policy Corner: ... more

BroadbandUSA Newsletter May 2020
May 01, 2020

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

BroadbandUSA Newsletter April 2020
Apr 01, 2020

Vol 5  |  Issue 4  |  April   2020 Download PDF version here . To sign up for BroadbandUSA’s newsletter, email broadbandusa@ntia.gov . ... more

BroadbandUSA Newsletter March 2020
Mar 01, 2020

Vol 5  |  Issue 3  |  March   2020 Download PDF version here . To sign up for BroadbandUSA’s newsletter, email broadbandusa@ntia.gov . Policy Corner:... more

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

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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.