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BroadbandUSA – Planning a Community Broadband Roadmap: A Toolkit for Local and Tribal Governments

Publication Overview
A toolkit presenting the planning steps necessary to create a Community Broadband Roadmap, offers tips and advice from Broadband Technology Opportunities Program grantees, and provides links to resources and tools. The goal of the publication is to help communities expand broadband access locally to create jobs, improve educational opportunities, promote economic development, spur private investment, and facilitate the delivery of essential social services to their residents.
Federal Agency/Bureau
U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) / National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA)
Agency Overview

The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), located within the Department of Commerce, is the Executive Branch agency that is principally responsible by law for advising the President on telecommunications and information policy issues. NTIA’s programs and policymaking focus largely on expanding broadband Internet access and adoption in America, expanding the use of spectrum by all users, and ensuring that the Internet remains an engine for continued innovation and economic growth.

Agency Contact

1401 Constitution Avenue, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20230