National Telecommunications and Information Administration
• Asst. Secretary
• Domestic Policy
• Telecom Research
Media & Press
Federal Register Notice: Internet Protocol Version 6 (IPv6) Workshop:: NTIA will hold a workshop on September 28, 2010, in Washington, D.C. to discuss industry and U.S. Government perspectives on the impact of the uptake and deployment of IPv6 addresses, and the Internet economy. (140 KB PDF file)
Release: Commerce Department's NTIA Announces Recovery Act Investments to Expand Broadband Internet Access in North Carolina and Washington; Projects will increase access to justice : The Commerce Department’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) today announced two American Recovery and Reinvestment Act investments,
totaling $6.1 million in grants, to help bridge the technological divide, improve education, and increase access to legal services in North Carolina and Washington. (34 KB PDF Print Version)
Press Release: Secretary Gary Locke Announces Recovery Act Investments to Expand Broadband Internet Access and Spur Economic Growth: U.S. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke announced 35 American Recovery and
Reinvestment Act investments to help bridge the technological divide, boost
economic growth, create jobs, and improve education and healthcare across the
country. The investments, totaling $482.4 million in grants, will fund projects
that pave the way to bring enhanced high-speed Internet access to millions
of households and businesses and link thousands of schools, hospitals, libraries,
and public safety offices to the information superhighway.
Press Release: NTIA Announces Recovery Act Investments to Expand Broadband Internet Access in Hawaii: The Commerce Department’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) today announced two American Recovery and Reinvestment Act investments totaling $35.9 million to help bridge the technological divide, boost economic growth, create jobs, and improve education in Hawaii. (107 KB PDF Print Version)
Federal Register Notice of Extension of Comment Period: Cybersecurity, Innovation and the Internet Economy: The Department of Commerce’s Internet Policy Task Force announces that the closing deadline for submission of comments responsive to the July 28, 2010 notice of inquiry on the nexus between cybersecurity challenges in the commercial sector and innovation in the Internet economy has been extended from September 13 to September 20, 2010. (278 KB PDF file)
Press Release: ITS Launches Its First Telecommunications Science Video Series for the Public: The Institute for Telecommunication Sciences (ITS), a division of NTIA, released a collection of online training and educational videos for public viewing. These videos cover telecommunications topics ranging from an easily understandable review of the fundamentals of radio spectrum — such as defining decibels using common logarithms — to in-depth explanations of complex engineering issues like resolving signal-interference problems.
Non-Federal License Applications Being Coordinated with NTIA: Non-federal users can now check the status of their spectrum applications going through coordination with NTIA/IRAC (those for federal/non-federal shared bands). Where NTIA/IRAC has completed its response, the applicant should contact the FCC regarding any further action that may be required concerning the NTIA/IRAC response.