National Telecommunications and Information Administration March 7, 2007 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Public Telecommunications Facilities Program: Closing Date
Document Number: E7-4017
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-03-07
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
Pursuant to the Revised Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2007, P. L. 110-5, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), U.S. Department of Commerce, announces the solicitation of applications for planning and construction grants for public telecommunications facilities under the Public Telecommunications Facilities Program (PTFP). The PTFP assists, through matching grants, in the planning and construction of public telecommunications facilities in order to: (1) Extend delivery of services to as many citizens as possible by the most cost-effective means, including use of broadcast and non-broadcast technologies; (2) increase public telecommunications services and facilities available to, operated by, and controlled by minorities and women; (3) strengthen the capability of existing public television and radio stations to provide public telecommunications services to the public.