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November 22, 2022 Press Release

WASHINGTON – The Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) called for new limits on the ways in which companies can collect or use personal information in comments filed with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) on Tuesday. The FTC is seeking comment on whether it should implement new trade regulation rules on companies’ data collection and sales practices. 

November 21, 2022 Press Release

WASHINGTON – The Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) announced that Rhode Island received its first “Internet for All” grants for deploying high-speed Internet networks and developing digital skills training programs under the Biden-Harris Administration’s Internet for All initiative.

November 21, 2022 Press Release

WASHINGTON – The Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) announced that Georgia received its first “Internet for All” grants for deploying high-speed Internet networks and developing digital skills training programs under the Biden-Harris Administration’s Internet for All initiative. Georgia is receiving $6,429,207.61 in funding from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, signed by President Biden, to plan for the deployment and adoption of affordable, equitable, and reliable high-speed Internet throughout the state.

November 21, 2022 Press Release

RALEIGH – The Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) announced that North Carolina received its first “Internet for All” grants for deploying high-speed Internet networks and developing digital skills training programs under the Biden-Harris Administration’s Internet for All initiative.

November 21, 2022 Press Release

WASHINGTON – The Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) announced that Iowa received its first “Internet for All” grants for deploying high-speed Internet networks and developing digital skills training programs under the Biden-Harris Administration’s Internet for All initiative. Iowa is receiving $5,708,924.00 in funding from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, signed by President Biden, to plan for the deployment and adoption of affordable, equitable, and reliable high-speed Internet throughout the state.

November 21, 2022 Press Release

WASHINGTON – The Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) announced that Delaware received its first “Internet for All” grants for deploying high-speed Internet networks and developing digital skills training programs under the Biden-Harris Administration’s Internet for All initiative. Delaware is receiving $5,511,209.05 in funding from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, signed by President Biden, to plan for the deployment and adoption of affordable, equitable, and reliable high-speed Internet throughout the state.

November 17, 2022 Press Release

With Funding from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, $224 Million Awarded to 18 Tribal Entities in Latest Round of “Internet for All” Grants  

WASHINGTON – The Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) announced today it has awarded 18 grants as part of the Tribal Broadband Connectivity Program (TBCP). These new grants, totaling $224,479,717.83, bring the total of the program to $1.5 billion awarded to 112 Tribal entities.

November 16, 2022 Press Release

WASHINGTON – The Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) announced that Nebraska received its first “Internet for All” grants for deploying high-speed Internet networks and developing digital skills training programs under the Biden-Harris Administration’s Internet for All initiative. Nebraska is receiving $5,598,563.04 in funding from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, signed by President Biden, to plan for the deployment and adoption of affordable, equitable, and reliable high-speed Internet throughout the state.

November 14, 2022 Press Release

WASHINGTON – The Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) announced that Idaho received its first “Internet for All” grants for deploying high-speed Internet networks and developing digital skills training programs under the Biden-Harris Administration’s Internet for All initiative. Idaho is receiving $4,940,793.09 in funding from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, signed by President Biden, to plan for the deployment and adoption of affordable, equitable, and reliable high-speed Internet throughout the state.

November 10, 2022 Press Release

NTIA to announce state Internet for All funding allocations by June 30, 2023, using most up-to-date version of FCC’s National Broadband Map

November 02, 2022 Press Release

WASHINGTON – The Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) announced today it has awarded Long Beach City College, a Hispanic Serving Institution, $2,999,978 as part of the Connecting Minority Communities (CMC) Pilot Program.   

November 02, 2022 Press Release

WASHINGTON – The Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) announced today it has awarded Albany State University, a Historically Black College and University, $2,997,777 as part of the Connecting Minority Communities (CMC) Pilot Program.   

October 20, 2022 Press Release

WASHINGTON – The Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) this month kicked off the Tribal Broadband Leaders Network, a community of practitioners who are dedicated to expanding connectivity on Tribal lands. More than 130 participants representing more than 70 Tribes attended the first network meeting on Oct. 13. The Tribal Broadband Leaders Network was first announced by Secretary Raimondo on Sept. 20 at the National Tribal Broadband Summit, hosted by the Department of the Interior.

October 19, 2022 Press Release

WASHINGTON – The Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) released a new Workforce Planning Guide for states and territories to use when planning high-speed Internet deployment projects. The high-speed Internet deployment and digital equity projects funded through the Biden-Harris Administration’s Internet for All initiative will create over 150,000 of good-paying jobs.

October 13, 2022 Press Release

WASHINGTON – The Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) announced that Ohio received its first planning grants for deploying high-speed Internet networks and developing digital skills training programs under the Biden-Harris Administration’s Internet for All initiative. Ohio is receiving $6,470,550.76 in funding from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, signed by President Biden, to plan for the deployment and adoption of affordable, equitable, and reliable high-speed Internet throughout the state.

October 11, 2022 Press Release

With Funding from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, $600+ Million Awarded to 23 Tribal Entities in Latest Round of “Internet for All” Grants 

October 06, 2022 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), in collaboration with the Department of Defense (DoD), announced three winners from stage three of the 2022 5G Challenge. Capgemini Engineering, Radisys Corporation, and Mavenir Systems, Inc., each received $250,000 for successfully developing a fully integrated multivendor end-to-end 5G network. 

October 05, 2022 Press Release

WASHINGTON – The Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) announced today it has awarded five grants as part of the Connecting Minority Communities Pilot Program (CMC). These grants, totaling $10,642,577.03, will expand community technology hubs, upgrade classroom technology, and increase digital literacy skills at five minority-serving institutions in California, New Mexico, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, and the Marshall Islands.

October 04, 2022 Press Release

WASHINGTON – The Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) announced today preliminary data that shows over 235 applications were submitted totaling more than $5.5 billion in funding requests for the Enabling Middle Mile Infrastructure Grant Program, part of the Biden-Harris Administration’s commitment to investing in affordable high-speed Internet for all.  

September 29, 2022 Press Release

In response to the election of Doreen Bogdan-Martin as Secretary General of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) at the 2022 ITU Plenipotentiary Conference in Bucharest, Romania, the following statement can be attributed to Alan Davidson, Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Communications and Information and NTIA Administrator: