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January 14, 2015

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January 14, 2015

NTIA released a new independent research study today showing that its broadband grants program resulted in billions of dollars in economic benefits to the communities served, including increased economic output and higher levels of employment.

January 14, 2015

This publication provides an overview of common broadband partnerships, the factors communities should consider in developing a successful partnership model, and tips and best practices NTIA has observed through its oversight of $4.5 billion in broadband grants to public, private and joint projects across the country.

October 3, 2014

Pursuant to Section 6001(d)(4) of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA or Recovery Act) (Public Law No. 111-5), the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) provides this Quarterly Report on the status of the Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP or Program). This Report focuses on the Program’s activities from January 1 to March 31, 2014.

September 4, 2014

Remarks by Glenn Reynolds, NTIA Chief of Staff at Building a Community Broadband Roadmap: Lessons in Implementation, Minneapolis, MN, September 4, 2014

June 26, 2014

Pursuant to Section 6001(d)(4) of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA or Recovery Act) (Public Law No. 111-5), the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) provides this Quarterly Report on the status of the Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP or Program). This Report focuses on the Program’s activities from October 1 to December 31, 2013.

February 12, 2014

NTIA submitted the January 2014 quarterly status report on the Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP) to Congress.

October 29, 2013

NTIA submitted the September 2013 quarterly status report on the Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP) to Congress.

July 23, 2013

NTIA submitted the June 2013 quarterly status report on the Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP) to Congress.

May 13, 2013

This report examines broadband availability, from the most basic speed levels, which allow a user to access several basic web tools, to the fastest speeds, for which developers are now beginning to design applications.

April 20, 2013

NTIA submitted the March 2013 quarterly status report on the Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP) to Congress.

January 16, 2013

NTIA submitted the December 2012 quarterly status report on the Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP) to Congress.

October 4, 2012

NTIA submitted the October 2012 quarterly status report on the Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP) to Congress.

July 5, 2012

NTIA submitted the July 2012 quarterly status report on the Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP) to Congress.

April 5, 2012

NTIA submitted the April 2012 Quarterly Report on the status of the Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP) to Congress. This Report focuses on the Program’s activities from October 1 to December 31, 2011.

December 22, 2011

NTIA submitted the December 2011 quarterly status report on the Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP) to Congress. The report contains information on overall accomplishments from Fiscal Year 2011 as well.

September 27, 2011

NTIA submitted the September 2011 quarterly status report on the Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP) to Congress.

June 23, 2011

NTIA submitted the June 2011 quarterly status report on the Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP) to Congress.

March 3, 2011

NTIA submitted the February 2011 quarterly BTOP status report to Congress. (1.5MB PDF file)

BTOP in Action

Workers install broadband equipment on a tower in Cayey, Puerto Rico. Critical Hub Networks, Inc.

Puerto Rico’s broadband Internet service was ranked the slowest after all states and the...

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