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  • A Nation Online: Entering the Broadband Age has been posted.
    Posted 11-09-2004
  • The audio webcast archive and transcript of the July 28, 2004, IPv6 Public Meeting have been posted.
    Posted 09-14-2004
  • NTIA filed Comments in the Federal Communications Commission's WT Docket No. 01-289 proceeding on Review of Part 87 of the Commission's Rules Concerning the Aviation Radio Service.
    Posted 09-13-2004
  • NTIA filed Comments in Response to the Federal Communications Commission Notice of Inquiry and Notice of Proposed Rulemaking ET Docket No. 03-237 on the Establishment of an Interference Temperature Metric to Quantify and Manage Interference and to Expand Available Unlicensed Operation in Certain Frequency Bands.
    Posted 08-16-2004
  • To promote the deployment of broadband, NTIA has established a new interagency website to provide information about the different federal agencies' rights-of-way processes and contacts. The site is intended to improve access to information about obtaining rights-of-way for projects over federal land or property otherwise controlled by the federal government. The new site is located at http://www.ntia.doc.gov/frowsite/index.html
    Posted 07-26-2004
  • NTIA has posted the IPv6 Task Force discussion draft, "Technical and Economic Assessment of Internet Protocol Version 6 (IPv6)," on the IPv6 Inquiry webpage.
    Posted 07-16-2004
  • Federal Register Notice: NTIA and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), on Wednesday, July 28, will host a half-day public meeting on Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6). The meeting will provide an opportunity for interested parties to discuss IPv6 deployment issues, including the appropriate government role, if any, in IPv6 deployment.
    Posted 07-15-2004
  • NTIA has released two reports proposing innovative ways to better manage the nation's crowded airwaves for the 21st Century.

    Posted 06-24-2004
  • Letter from Acting Assistant Secretary Michael D. Gallagher to FCC Chairman Michael K. Powell urges "rapid adoption of interim rules."
    Posted 06-16-2004
  • NTIA filed with the FCC additional studies that provide the basis for NTIA's recommended framework of technical rules for Broadband over Power Line ("BPL") systems that will responsibly address interference concerns and BPL operational requirements.
      NTIA Comments in ET Docket No. 03-104, ET Docket No. 04-37:
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      Technical Appendix:
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    Posted 06-04-2004
  • NTIA will host a half-day forum, "The kids.us Internet Domain: Developing a Safe Place on the Internet for Children," which will address the current state of the kids.us domain and future content and applications for the space. The Kids.us Forum will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. on Wednesday, July 14, 2004.
    Posted 06-04-2004
  • NTIA Acts on President's Call to Clear Out 'Underbrush of Regulation' Towards Broadband Deployment, Urges FCC to Clarify Definitions in "Fiber-to-the-Home" Rules for Residential "Multi-Unit Premises"

      NTIA Letter to FCC Commissioners:
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    Posted 04-29-2004
  • NTIA Report Lays Groundwork for Responsible Deployment Of Broadband Over Power Lines (BPL) The report (NTIA Report 04-413) is posted in various formats at http://www.ntia.doc.gov/ntiahome/fccfilings/2004/bpl/index.html

    Posted 04-27-2004
  • Interagency "Rights of Way" Report outlines reforms to facilitate wider broadband deployment. The report is posted in various formats at http://www.ntia.doc.gov/reports/fedrow/index.html

    President's Memorandum for the Heads of Executive Departments and Agencies on Improving Rights-of-Way Management Across Federal Lands to Spur Greater Broadband Deployment

    Posted 04-26-2004
  • NTIA has sent a report to Congress on "further actions needed in the allocation of spectrum to the civilian sector for the effective deployment of third generation (3G) wireless devices in the United States."
    Posted 04-15-2004
  • NTIA is posting comments received in response to the Notice of Inquiry on Deployment of Internet Protocol, Version 6.
    Posted 03-08-2004
  • NTIA is posting comments received in response to the Notice of Inquiry on Rural Wireless Broadband Access in the 3650-3700 MHz Band.
    Posted 02-27-2004
  • Wireless sensor technologies will be explored at a U.S. Department of Commerce Forum on April 1, 2004 that addresses the current and potential uses of sensor technologies by both industry and government as well as the public policy implications of widespread deployment.
    Federal Register Notice: Press Release:
    Posted 03-05-2004
  • Newly Updated Radio Spectrum Frequency Allocations Chart Now Available
    Posted 02-27-2004
  • NTIA has invited interested parties to file comments on an expansion of the 3650-3700 MHz band to unlicensed devices for wireless broadband applications such as WiFi while protecting federal operations in those bands from interference or other adverse effects. Comments are due on or before February 27, 2004.
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    Posted 01-30-2004
  • NTIA seeks public participation in President's Spectrum Initiative. NTIA invites comments on spectrum policy reform from all interested parties in a Federal Register Notice published on February 2, 2004. Comments are requested on or before March 18, 2004.
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    Posted 01-29-2004
  • NTIA has filed comments on the FCC's Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on UWB supporting adoption of current FCC ultrawideband emission limits for all outdoor device applications, noting that restrictions on the pulse repetition frequency are unnecessary as long as the current emission limits for handheld devices are met.
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    Posted 01-16-2004
  • A Commerce Department task force studying issues related to Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) has invited interested parties to file comments on the costs and benefits of a transition from I.P. version 4 to I.P. version 6. Comments are due on March 8, 2004.
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    Posted 01-15-2004
  • NTIA has posted a Federal Register Notice announcing a two-day public safety spectrum management forum, February 10-11, 2004.
    Posted 01-08-2004
  • NTIA has posted a Federal Register Notice containing the Presidential Memorandum on Spectrum Policy for the 21st Century.
    Posted 01-07-2004

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