National Telecommunications and Information Administration

Progress Report: American Broadband Initiative Turns One

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).

Working with States to Solve the Broadband Challenge

The National Telecommunications and Information Administration's State Broadband Leaders Network is a powerful forum for connecting

Technical Feasibility of Sharing Federal Spectrum with Future Commercial Operations in the 3450-3550 MHz Band

As part of an assessment conducted with the Department of Defense, NTIA significant progress in finding potential spectrum sharing options for the 3450-3550 MHz band. Federal operations in the 3450-3550 MHz band include shipborne, airborne, and la

NTIA Celebrates 25 Years of Internet Use Survey Research

In Nov 2019, across all fifty states and the District of Columbia, Census interviewers talked to 52,000 households for this comprehensive survey, which collects data every two years on who goes online, what computing devices and technologies peopl

NTIA Minority Broadband Initiative

The National Telecommunications and Information Administration launched the Minority Broadband Initiative (MBI), working with Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) to ensure all Americans can participate in the digital economy. NTIA

Digital Divide is Shrinking for America’s Hispanic Population

Internet use among Hispanic Americans has continued to grow, according to NTIA data, narrowing a racial disparity that has existed since NTIA began tracking adoption through its Internet Use Surveys in 1998.

NTIA Releases New Broadband Availability Map Pilot for Policymakers

In 2018, Congress asked NTIA to develop a National Broadband Availability Map to determine which parts of the country remain unconnected.