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Cyberinfrastructure: Moving Beyond Broadband at HBCUs and TCUs
Jul 28, 2020

NTIA launched the Minority Broadband Initiative (MBI) in November 2019 in partnership with Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCUs) to work... more

National Broadband Availability Map Adds Indiana and Georgia
Jul 23, 2020

NTIA’s National Broadband Availability Map ( NBAM ) has added Indiana and Georgia to its growing roster of participants. These additions closely follow the incorporation of Wyoming and Washington... more

National Broadband Availability Map Reaches 20-State Milestone
Jul 10, 2020

NTIA’s National Broadband Availability Map ( NBAM ) reached a 20 state milestone with the addition of Wyoming and Washington State.  The NBAM is a geographic information system platform... more

Utilizing Federal Data to Measure the Digital Divide
Jun 29, 2020

Data is crucial to understanding where broadband connectivity gaps exist and what barriers there are to Internet adoption. It also helps to develop effective broadband policies and programs.... more

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

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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

BroadbandUSA Newsletter July 2020
Jul 01, 2020

Vol 5  |  Issue 7  |  July   2020 Download PDF version here . To sign up for BroadbandUSA’s newsletter, email broadbandusa@ntia.gov . Policy Corner: ... more

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

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