National Telecommunications and Information Administration – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

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
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; State and Local Implementation Grant Program 2.0 Closeout Documentation
Document Number: 2019-09766
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-13
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.
Multistakeholder Process on Promoting Software Component Transparency
Document Number: 2019-06211
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-01
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 April 11, 2019.
Notice of Third Public Meeting on Developing the Digital Marketplace for Copyrighted Works
Document Number: 2019-05116
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-19
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration, Patent and Trademark Office
The Department of Commerce's internet Policy Task Force (Task Force) will hold a conference at the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) facility in Alexandria, Virginia, on March 28, 2019, to discuss current initiatives and technologies used to develop a more robust and collaborative digital marketplace for copyrighted works. In the previous public comments and meetings, the Task Force heard from stakeholders that the government can play a useful role by facilitating dialogues between and among industry sectors and by convening stakeholder groups to make recommendations on specific issues. Based on this feedback, the Task Force is organizing this meeting to build on the work of the prior meetings and continue to facilitate constructive, cross-industry dialogue about ways to promote a robust and collaborative online marketplace for copyrighted works.
Recruitment of First Responder Network Authority Board Members
Document Number: 2019-05076
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-19
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) issues this Notice on behalf of the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) to initiate the annual process to seek expressions of interest from individuals who would like to serve on the FirstNet Board. One of the 12 appointments of nonpermanent members to the FirstNet Board will expire in August 2019. NTIA issues this Notice to obtain expressions of interest in being appointed by the Secretary to the FirstNet Board.
First Responder Network Authority Combined Committee and Board Meeting
Document Number: 2019-04192
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-03-08
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 March 20, 2019.
Developing a Sustainable Spectrum Strategy for America's Future
Document Number: 2018-27690
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-21
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
On behalf of the U.S. Secretary of Commerce, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) requests comments from interested parties with regard to development of a comprehensive, long-term national spectrum strategy. NTIA seeks broad input from interested stakeholders, including private industry, academia, civil society, and other experts.
First Responder Network Authority Combined Committee and Board Meeting
Document Number: 2018-26600
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-11
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 December 13, 2018.
Nevada Broadband Workshop
Document Number: 2018-25008
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-11-16
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 Carson City, Nevada on January 11, 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.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Broadband Availability Data
Document Number: 2018-23296
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-10-25
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The U.S. 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 the proposed information collection, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Multistakeholder Process on Promoting Software Component Transparency
Document Number: 2018-22872
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-10-22
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 6, 2018.
Developing the Administration's Approach to Consumer Privacy
Document Number: 2018-22041
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-10-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
On September 26, 2018, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) on behalf of the U.S. Department of Commerce published a notice and request for public comments on ways to advance consumer privacy while protecting prosperity and innovation. Through this notice, NTIA is extending the deadline for comments from October 26, 2018, until November 9, 2018.
Membership of the Performance Review Board for EDA, NTIA, BIS and MBDA
Document Number: 2018-21526
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-10-03
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.
BroadbandUSA Webinar Series
Document Number: 2018-21151
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-09-28
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), as part of its BroadbandUSA program, announced a series of webinars to engage the public and stakeholders with information to accelerate broadband connectivity, improve digital inclusion, strengthen policies and support local priorities in a notice published on July 17, 2018. This notice provides new dates for the November 2018 and December 2018 webinars.
Developing the Administration's Approach to Consumer Privacy
Document Number: 2018-20941
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-09-26
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
On behalf of the U.S. Department of Commerce, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) is requesting comments on ways to advance consumer privacy while protecting prosperity and innovation. NTIA is seeking public comments on a proposed approach to this task that lays out a set of user-centric privacy outcomes that underpin the protections that should be produced by any Federal actions on consumer-privacy policy, and a set of high- level goals that describe the outlines of the ecosystem that should be created to provide those protections.
911 Grant Program
Document Number: 2018-17423
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-08-14
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
On August 3, 2018, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) published a final rule that revised the implementing regulations for the 911 Grant Program, as a result of the enactment of the Next Generation 911 (NG911) Advancement Act of 2012. This document corrects numbering errors in the regulatory text.
Withdrawal of Notice of Intent To Prepare Supplemental Environmental Impact Statements and Amendment of Record of Decisions for Programmatic Environmental Impact Statements
Document Number: 2018-17225
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-13
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet Authority) is (1) withdrawing its Notice of Intent to Prepare Supplemental Programmatic Environmental Impact Statements (SPEISs) and Conduct Scoping for the Nationwide Public Safety Broadband Network (NPSBN), and (2) amending five (5) records of decision to remove the references to the FirstNet Authority's intent to prepare the SPEISs.
First Responder Network Authority Combined Committee and Board Meeting
Document Number: 2018-16912
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-08-08
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 Committees of the FirstNet Authority Board (``Board Committees'') that will be open to the public via teleconference and WebEx on August 13, 2018.
911 Grant Program
Document Number: 2018-16567
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-08-03
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
This action revises the implementing regulations for the 911 Grant Program, as a result of the enactment of the Next Generation 911 (NG911) Advancement Act of 2012. The 911 Grant Program provides grants to improve 911 services, E-911 services, and NG911 services and applications.
Virginia Broadband Summit
Document Number: 2018-16157
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-07-30
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration's (NTIA) BroadbandUSA Program, in partnership with the Center for Innovative Technology (CIT), will host the Virginia Broadband Summit in Roanoke, Virginia on October 30, 2018. The purpose of the Summit is to engage the public and stakeholders with information to accelerate broadband connectivity, improve digital inclusion, and support local priorities. The Summit will provide information on topics including local broadband planning, funding and engagement with service providers. Speakers and attendees from Virginia, federal agencies and across the country will come together to explore ways to facilitate the expansion of broadband capacity, access, and utilization.