Department of Commerce July 27, 2016 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Community Broadband Summit
Document Number: 2016-17734
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-27
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), through the BroadbandUSA program, will hold a regional broadband summit, ``Big Sky Broadband Workshop,'' to share information to help communities build their broadband capacity and utilization. The summit will present best practices and lessons learned from broadband network infrastructure build-outs and digital inclusion programs from Montana and surrounding states, including projects that NTIA awarded through its Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP) and State Broadband Initiative (SBI) grant programs and funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.\1\ The summit will also explore effective business and partnership models and will include access to regional policymakers, federal funders, and industry providers.