National Telecommunications and Information Administration January 22, 2010 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Broadband Technology Opportunities Program
Document Number: 2010-1097
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-01-22
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
NTIA announces general policy and application procedures for the Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP or Program) that the agency established pursuant to the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act). BTOP provides grants for deploying broadband infrastructure in unserved and underserved areas of the United States, enhancing broadband capacity at public computer centers, and promoting sustainable broadband adoption projects. In facilitating the expansion of broadband communications services and infrastructure, BTOP advances the objectives of the Recovery Act to spur job creation and stimulate long-term economic growth and opportunity.