Department of Commerce

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross Appoints Public Safety, Business Leaders to the First Responder Network Authority Board

US Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced the appointment of four members to serve on the Board of the FirstNet Responder Network Authority.

Supporting President Trump’s Vision for Expanding Broadband in Rural America

Recently, President Donald Trump attended the American Farm Bureau Federation's Annual Convention in Nashville (TN) to announce the recommendations of the interagency Task Force on Agriculture and Rural Prosperity.

A Communique on the G-20 Digital Economy Ministerial

The G20 (Group of 20) is a forum for representatives of governments of 20 major economies to consider and address issues of common interest impacting the citizens of these economies.

FirstNet Partners with AT&T to Build $46.5 Billion Wireless Broadband Network for America’s First Responders

The Department of Commerce and First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) announced the selection of AT&T to build the first nationwide wireless broadband network dedicated to America’s first responders.

Green Paper: Fostering the Advancement of the Internet of Things

The goal of this paper is to identify elements of an approach for the Department of Commerce to foster the advancement of the Internet of Things (IoT).

Secretary of Commerce Pritzker Highlights Key Departmental Accomplishments During Obama Administration

Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker submitted her exit memorandum to President Barack Obama highlighting the Department of Commerce’s major accomplishments that helped grow the US economy during the past eight years.

Investing in the Cybersecurity Workforce of Tomorrow

The Obama Administration has worked aggressively on several fronts to rapidly expand and train the cybersecurity workforce of the future.