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  • NTIA Releases National Broadband Map
    A report finds that the majority of Americans use high-speed broadband, but a government official said there is still a “digital divide." ...More
    February 17, 2011 Posted in News
  • Feds Recommend Spectrum Change as Wireless Broadband Demands Mount
    The time has come for the government to free up more spectrum for wireless broadband access, and the NTIA has taken the first steps in doing that. ...More
    November 15, 2010 Posted in News
  • NGN Forum Intros Smart Energy Forum
    The NGN Forum has launched a Smart Energy Forum which will focus on IP services used to power the smart grid, home grids and alternative energy sources such as wind and solar. ...More
    October 5, 2010 Posted in News
  • Broadband Stimulus: $302M Stripped From NTIA to Pay for Teachers Bill
    The communications industry will lose a little more than $300 million in broadband stimulus money now that President Obama has signed the Educations Jobs Fund bill. ...More
    August 12, 2010 Posted in News
  • Broadband Stimulus: NTIA, RUS Go for Round 2
    Service providers, cities and other entities have less than 60 days to apply for the second round of broadband stimulus funding, which totals $4.8 billion. The NTIA and RUS have just published the rules governing this final stage. ...More
    January 19, 2010 By Kelly Teal Posted in Articles
  • Broadband Stimulus: Hurry Up And Wait – Yet Again
    What a difference 14 days makes. Just two weeks ago, xchange – along with its like-minded brethren – reported the feds had pushed out the date for awarding the first round of broadband stimulus funds to some time in December.Well, that deadline has been pushed ...More
    November 23, 2009 Posted in News
  • Broadband Stimulus: NTIA Has Nov. Award Date In Sight
    COMPTEL PLUS — The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) continues to cull through broadband stimulus grant applications, seven days each week, in hopes of awarding the first round of money by its somewhat-nebulous November ...More
    October 13, 2009 By Kelly Teal Posted in News
  • Broadband Mapping Grants Critical for Job Creation
    The feds have handed out the first round of broadband mapping grants. That may sound like a yawn to service providers and equipment makers. But they’ll be among the key beneficiaries of the millions of dollars awarded. ...More
    October 12, 2009 By Kelly Teal Posted in Articles
  • Stimulated! 7X Expected Volume for Broadband Funding Requests
    More than seven times the expected application amount for broadband stimulus funding has flowed into the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) and the Department of Agriculture's Rural Utilities Service (RUS).The two said Thursday that almost ...More
    August 27, 2009 Posted in News
  • Obama Names Strickling to Lead NTIA
    There’s a new face to the DTV transition.President Obama plans to nominate Larry Strickling to lead the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA).As NTIA chief, Strickling will advise the president on telecommunications. He’ll be more ...More
    March 30, 2009 Posted in News
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