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Broadband Grant Programs Webinar Series
Document Number: 2021-07451
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
On March 19, 2021, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) published a Notice in the Federal Register announcing a webinar series in connection with the three new broadband grant programs authorized and funded by the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021. This Notice announces changes to the dates on which the webinars will be held.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; 911 Grant Program Performance Closeout Report
Document Number: 2021-06769
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-02
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The Department of Commerce, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on proposed, and continuing information collections, which helps us assess the impact of our information collection requirements and minimize the public's reporting burden. The purpose of this notice is to allow for 60 days of public comment preceding submission of the collection to OMB.
Multistakeholder Process on Promoting Software Component Transparency
Document Number: 2021-06683
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-04-01
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) will convene a virtual meeting of a multistakeholder process on promoting software component transparency on April 29, 2021.
Recruitment of First Responder Network Authority Board Members
Document Number: 2021-06552
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-31
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
On March 4, 2021, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) published a notice seeking expressions of interest in an appointment to the Board of the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet Authority). The notice established a deadline of April 5, 2021, for the transmittal of expressions of interest. This notice extends the period for submission of expressions of interest until April 15, 2021.
Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee Meeting
Document Number: 2021-05976
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-23
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
This notice announces a public meeting of the Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee (Committee). The Committee provides advice to the Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Communications and Information and the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) on spectrum management policy matters.
Broadband Grant Programs Webinar Series
Document Number: 2021-05747
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-19
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) will host a webinar series in April through July 2021 in connection with the three new broadband grant programs authorized and funded by the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021: The Broadband Infrastructure Program, the Tribal Broadband Connectivity Program, and the Connecting Minority Communities Program. The webinars are designed to help prospective applicants understand the grant programs and to assist applicants to prepare high quality grant applications.
Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2021-05505
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) is seeking applications from persons interested in serving on the Department of Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee (CSMAC or committee) for two-year terms. The CSMAC provides advice to the Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information and NTIA Administrator on spectrum policy matters.
Recruitment of First Responder Network Authority Board Members
Document Number: 2021-04473
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-03-04
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) issues this Notice to initiate the annual process to seek expressions of interest from individuals who would like to serve on the Board of the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet Authority Board or Board). The terms of 11 of the 12 non-permanent members to the FirstNet Authority Board will be available for appointment and reappointment in 2021.
Combined Board and Board Committees Meeting
Document Number: 2021-01999
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-02-01
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The FirstNet Authority Board will convene an open public meeting of the Board and Board Committees.
5G Challenge Notice of Inquiry
Document Number: 2021-00202
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
Through this Notice of Inquiry, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration, under sponsorship of and in collaboration with the Department of Defense 5G Initiative, is seeking comments and recommendations from all interested stakeholders to explore the creation of a 5G Challenge that would accelerate the development of the open 5G stack ecosystem in support of Department of Defense missions.
The National Strategy To Secure 5G Industry Listening
Document Number: 2020-27609
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-12-16
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) will convene two virtual industry roundtable listening sessions on aspects of the implementation plan of the Secure 5G Strategy.
Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee Meeting
Document Number: 2020-27444
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-12-14
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
This notice announces a public meeting of the Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee (Committee). The Committee provides advice to the Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Communications and Information and the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) on spectrum management policy matters.
Multistakeholder Process on Promoting Software Component Transparency
Document Number: 2020-27323
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-12-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) will convene a virtual meeting of a multistakeholder process on promoting software component transparency on January 13, 2021.
Multistakeholder Process on Promoting Software Component Transparency
Document Number: 2020-19489
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-09-03
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) will convene a virtual meeting of a multistakeholder process on promoting software component transparency on October 22, 2020.
NTIA 2020 Spectrum Policy Symposium
Document Number: 2020-18619
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-08-31
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), U.S. Department of Commerce, will host a virtual, online symposium on September 22, 2020, focusing on national spectrum policy development and the evolution of new techniques and technologies for federal spectrum management including spectrum sharing.
NTIA Internet Use Survey Questionnaire Development
Document Number: 2020-18041
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-08-18
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) is seeking comments and recommendations for possible revisions to questions asked on the NTIA internet Use Survey. This long-running survey of individuals and households covers a range of topics related to digital inclusion and other internet policy issues, including the adoption of different types of devices and internet access technologies, locations of internet use, online activities, and challenges preventing some Americans from taking full advantage of the internet. This Notice and Request for Public Comments is an opportunity for members of the public to provide input as to what question additions, revisions, or deletions NTIA should consider in updating the survey instrument.
BroadbandUSA Webinar Series
Document Number: 2020-18040
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-08-18
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), as part of its BroadbandUSA program, promotes innovation and economic growth by supporting efforts to expand broadband access and meaningful use across America. BroadbandUSA serves local and state governments, industry and nonprofits that seek to expand broadband connectivity and promote digital inclusion. BroadbandUSA will host a series of webinars on a monthly basis to engage the public and stakeholders with information to accelerate broadband connectivity, improve digital inclusion, strengthen policies and support local priorities. The Practical Broadband Conversations webinar series will provide an ongoing source of information on a range of topics being addressed by BroadbandUSA, including, but not limited to, best practices for improving broadband deployment, digital inclusion, workforce skills, smart communities, and economic development.
Public Finance Committee and Board Meeting
Document Number: 2020-17227
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-08-07
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The FirstNet Authority Board will convene an open public meeting of the Finance Committee and the Board.
Establishment of the Communications Supply Chain Risk Information Partnership
Document Number: 2020-14725
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-07-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) announces the establishment of the Communications Supply Chain Risk Information Partnership (C-SCRIP) in support of the requirements of Section 8 of the Secure and Trusted Communications Network Act of 2019 (Act). The Act directs NTIA, in cooperation with other designated federal agencies, to establish a program to share supply chain security risk information with trusted providers of advanced communications service and suppliers of communications equipment or services.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; NTIA internet Use Survey
Document Number: 2020-14545
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-07-07
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The Department of Commerce, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on proposed, and continuing information collections, which helps us assess the impact of our information collection requirements and minimize the public's reporting burden. The purpose of this notice is to allow for 60 days of public comment preceding submission of the collection to OMB.
Promoting the Sharing of Supply Chain Security Risk Information Between Government and Communications Providers and Suppliers
Document Number: 2020-14477
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-07-07
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
On June 12, 2020, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) published a Notice and Request for public comments on Section 8 of the Secure and Trusted Communications Network Act of 2019 (Act). Section 8 of the Act directs NTIA, in cooperation with other designated federal agencies, to establish a program to share supply chain security risk information with trusted providers of advanced communications service and suppliers of communications equipment or services. Through this Notice, NTIA is extending the comment deadline by 15 days from July 13, 2020, to July 28, 2020.
Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee Meeting
Document Number: 2020-13799
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-26
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
This notice announces a public meeting of the Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee (Committee). The Committee provides advice to the Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Communications and Information and the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) on spectrum management policy matters.
Multistakeholder Process on Promoting Software Component Transparency
Document Number: 2020-13161
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-18
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) will convene a virtual meeting of a multistakeholder process on promoting software component transparency on July 9, 2020.
The National Strategy To Secure 5G Implementation Plan
Document Number: 2020-12960
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-16
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
On May 28, 2020, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), on behalf of the Executive Branch, published a Notice seeking comments in accordance with the Secure 5G and Beyond Act of 2020 to inform the development of an Implementation Plan for the National Strategy to Secure 5G. Through this Notice, NTIA is extending the comment deadline by seven days from June 18, 2020, to June 25, 2020.
Promoting the Sharing of Supply Chain Security Risk Information Between Government and Communications Providers and Suppliers
Document Number: 2020-12780
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
Section 8 of the Secure and Trusted Communications Network Act of 2019 (Act) directs the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), in cooperation with other designated federal agencies, to establish a program to share supply chain security risk information with trusted providers of advanced communications service and suppliers of communications equipment or services. Through this Notice and in accordance with the Act, NTIA is requesting comment on ways to facilitate the sharing of security risk information with such trusted providers. These comments will inform the program that NTIA establishes under the Act.
Public Combined Board and Board Committees Meeting
Document Number: 2020-12187
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-05
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The FirstNet Authority Board will convene an open public meeting of the Board and the four (4) Board Committees, Governance and Personnel, Network and Technology, Advocacy, and Finance Committees.
The National Strategy to Secure 5G Implementation Plan
Document Number: 2020-11398
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-28
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
In accordance with the Secure 5G and Beyond Act of 2020, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), on behalf of the Executive Branch, is requesting comments to inform the development of an Implementation Plan for the National Strategy to Secure 5G.
Input on Proposals and Positions for the 2020 World Telecommunication Standardization Assembly
Document Number: 2020-09835
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
NTIA is seeking comments and recommendations on priorities that advance international communications and information policies at the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). Additionally, NTIA seeks input from stakeholders and interested parties on its proposals and positions on matters that will be addressed at the 2020 World Telecommunication Standardization Assembly (WTSA-2020) of the ITU. NTIA's priorities, described below, are intended to best position the United States' Information and Communications Technology (ICT) industry to retain its global leadership in the rapidly evolving communications sector. NTIA is working closely with the U.S. Department of State (State), which is leading and coordinating the WTSA-2020 preparatory process for the United States. This Notice and Request for Public Comment is the public's opportunity to comment on NTIA's proposals and positions for WTSA-2020.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2020-08655
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-23
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee Meeting
Document Number: 2020-07393
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
This notice announces a public meeting of the Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee (Committee). The Committee provides advice to the Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Communications and Information and the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) on spectrum management policy matters.
Multistakeholder Process on Promoting Software Component Transparency
Document Number: 2020-05666
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-18
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) will convene a virtual meeting of a multistakeholder process on promoting software component transparency on April 15, 2020.
First Responder Network Authority: Public Combined Committees and Board Meeting
Document Number: 2020-05227
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-16
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The FirstNet Authority Board will convene an open public meeting of the Board and the Board Committees on Thursday, March 19, 2020.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; NG911 Annual Performance Report
Document Number: 2020-04602
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; NTIA/FCC Web-Based Frequency Coordination System
Document Number: 2020-03355
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-02-20
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee Meeting
Document Number: 2019-28484
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-01-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
This notice announces a public meeting of the Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee (Committee). The Committee provides advice to the Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Communications and Information and the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) on spectrum management policy matters.
First Responder Network Authority Combined Committee and Board Meeting
Document Number: 2019-25483
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-11-25
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The Board of the FirstNet Authority (Board) will convene an open public meeting of the Board and the Board Committees on December 5, 2019.
Multistakeholder Process on Promoting Software Component Transparency
Document Number: 2019-22953
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-22
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) will convene a meeting of a multistakeholder process on promoting software component transparency on November 18, 2019.
Membership of the Performance Review Board
Document Number: 2019-21987
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-09
Agency: Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration, Minority Business Development Agency, National Telecommunications and Information Administration, Bureau of Industry and Security
The EDA, NTIA, BIS and MBDA, Department of Commerce (DOC), announce the appointment of those individuals who have been selected to serve as members of the Performance Review Board. The Performance Review Board is responsible for reviewing performance appraisals and ratings of Senior Executive Service (SES) members and Senior Level (SL) members and making recommendations to the appointing authority on other performance management issues, such as pay adjustments, bonuses and Presidential Rank Awards for SES and SL members. The appointment of these members to the Performance Review Board will be for a period of twenty-four (24) months.
Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee Meeting
Document Number: 2019-19653
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-09-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
This notice announces a public meeting of the Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee (Committee). The Committee provides advice to the Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Communications and Information and the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) on spectrum management policy matters.
First Responder Network Authority Combined Committee and Board Meeting
Document Number: 2019-19182
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-09-05
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The Board of the FirstNet Authority (Board) will convene an open public meeting of the Board and the Board Committees on September 18, 2019.
Nevada Broadband Workshop
Document Number: 2019-17958
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-21
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration's (NTIA) BroadbandUSA Program will host a Broadband Workshop in Reno, Nevada on September 27, 2019. The purpose of the Workshop is to engage the public and stakeholders with information to accelerate broadband connectivity, improve digital inclusion, and support local priorities. The Workshop will provide information on topics including local broadband planning, funding, and engagement with service providers. Speakers and attendees from Nevada, federal agencies, and across the country will come together to explore ways to facilitate the expansion of broadband capacity, access, and utilization.
NTIA 2019 Spectrum Policy Symposium
Document Number: 2019-17331
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-13
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), U.S. Department of Commerce, will host a symposium on September 10, 2019, focusing on the development and implementation of a National Spectrum Strategy, pursuant to the Presidential Memorandum, released on October 25, 2018, on ``Developing a Sustainable Spectrum Strategy for America's Future.''
First Responder Network Authority Finance Committee and Board Meeting
Document Number: 2019-16997
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The Board of the First Responder Network Authority (``FirstNet Authority Board'') will convene a meeting of the FirstNet Authority Board and the Finance Committee of the FirstNet Authority Board (``Finance Committee'') that will be open to the public via teleconference and WebEx on August 15, 2019.
Multistakeholder Process on Promoting Software Component Transparency
Document Number: 2019-16891
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-07
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) will convene a meeting of a multistakeholder process on promoting software component transparency on September 5, 2019.
BroadbandUSA Webinar Series
Document Number: 2019-16890
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-07
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), as part of its BroadbandUSA program, promotes innovation and economic growth by supporting efforts to expand broadband access and meaningful use across America. BroadbandUSA serves local and state governments, industry and nonprofits that seek to expand broadband connectivity and promote digital inclusion. BroadbandUSA will host a series of webinars on a monthly basis to engage the public and stakeholders with information to accelerate broadband connectivity, improve digital inclusion, strengthen policies and support local priorities. The Practical Broadband Conversations webinar series will provide an ongoing source of information on a range of topics and issues being addressed by BroadbandUSA, including but not limited to best practices for improving broadband deployment, digital inclusion, workforce skills, smart communities, and economic development.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2019-15809
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-25
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
First Responder Network Authority Combined Committee and Board Meeting
Document Number: 2019-12536
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-06-14
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The Board of the First Responder Network Authority (Board) will convene an open public meeting of the Board and the Board Committees on June 26, 2019.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2019-10506
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-21
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration