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Request for Comments on the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) Functions
Document Number: 2011-4240
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-02-25
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The United States Department of Commerce's National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) remains committed to preserving a stable and secure Internet Domain Name System (DNS). Critical to the DNS is the continued performance of the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) functions. The IANA functions have historically included: (1) The coordination of the assignment of technical Internet protocol parameters; (2) the administration of certain responsibilities associated with Internet DNS root zone management; (3) the allocation of Internet numbering resources; and (4) other services related to the management of the .ARPA and .INT top- level domains. The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) currently performs the IANA functions, on behalf of the United States Government, through a contract with NTIA. Given the September 30, 2011 expiration of this contract, NTIA is seeking public comment to enhance the performance of the IANA functions in the development and award of a new IANA functions contract.
Call for Applications for Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee; National Telecommunications and Information Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce
Document Number: 2011-423
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-01-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) seeks applications from persons interested in serving on the Department of Commerce's Spectrum Management Advisory Committee (CSMAC) for new two-year terms. This Notice reopens the application period announced in the Federal Register on December 7, 2010 (December Notice) in order to identify additional candidates. Any applicant who provided NTIA with the requested materials in response to the December Notice will be considered for appointment and need not resubmit materials, although they are permitted to supplement their applications with new or additional information.
Information Privacy and Innovation in the Internet Economy
Document Number: 2010-31971
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-12-21
Agency: International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology, National Telecommunications and Information Administration, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Commerce's Internet Policy Task Force is conducting a comprehensive review of the nexus between privacy policy and innovation in the Internet economy. On April 23, 2010, the Department published a Notice of Inquiry seeking comment from all Internet stakeholders on the impact of current privacy laws in the United States and around the world on the pace of innovation in the information economy. The Department now seeks further comment on its report entitled, ``Commercial Data Privacy and Innovation in the Internet Economy: A Dynamic Policy Framework,'' available at http:// www.ntia.doc.gov/internetpolicytaskforce/. Through this Notice requesting comments on the report, the Department hopes to spur further discussion with Internet stakeholders that will lead to the development of a series of Administration positions that will help develop an action plan in this important area.
Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee, Call for Applications
Document Number: 2010-30564
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-12-07
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) for new two-year terms. The CSMAC provides advice to the Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information and NTIA Administrator on spectrum policy matters.
Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee Meeting
Document Number: 2010-30557
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-12-07
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 on spectrum management policy matters.
Copyright Policy, Creativity, and Innovation in the Internet Economy
Document Number: 2010-29686
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-11-26
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The Department of Commerce's Internet Policy Task Force announces that the closing deadline for submission of comments responsive to the October 5, 2010 Notice of Inquiry on copyright policy and innovation in the Internet economy has been reopened and will extend until 5 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST) on December 10, 2010.
Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee Meeting
Document Number: 2010-29685
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-11-26
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
This notice announces a public meeting of the Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee (Committee), which will take place through a telephone conference call (teleconference). The Committee provides advice to the Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Communications and Information on spectrum management policy matters.
Global Free Flow of Information on the Internet
Document Number: 2010-29070
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-11-18
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The Department of Commerce's Internet Policy Task Force announces that the closing deadline for submission of comments responsive to the September 29, 2010 notice of inquiry on the global free flow of information on the Internet has been reopened and will extend until 5 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST) on December 6, 2010.
Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee Meeting
Document Number: 2010-26382
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-10-20
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 on spectrum management policy matters.
Inquiry on Copyright Policy, Creativity, and Innovation in the Internet Economy
Document Number: 2010-24863
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-10-05
Agency: National Telecommunications and Information Administration, Department of Commerce, Office of the Secretary, United States Patent and Trademark Office
The Department of Commerce's Internet Policy Task Force is conducting a comprehensive review of the relationship between the availability and protection of online copyrighted works and innovation in the Internet economy. The Department, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), and the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) seek public comment from all interested stakeholders, including rights holders, Internet service providers, and consumers on the challenges of protecting copyrighted works online and the relationship between copyright law and innovation in the Internet economy. After analyzing the comments submitted in response to this Notice, the Internet Policy Task Force intends to issue a report that will contribute to the Administration's domestic policy and international engagement in the area of online copyright protection and innovation.
Removal of Regulations That Implement and Administer a Coupon Program for Digital-to-Analog Converter Boxes
Document Number: 2010-24048
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-09-27
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) issues this final rule to remove its regulations to implement and administer the Digital-to-Analog Converter Box Program (Coupon Program). The regulations implemented provisions of section 3005 of the Digital Television Transition and Public Safety Act of 2005, as subsequently amended. The final coupons were issued on August 12, 2009, and expired on November 9, 2009. NTIA is removing its regulations because the Coupon Program is closed and the regulations are now obsolete.
Internet Protocol Version 6 (IPv6) Workshop: The Impact of the Uptake and Deployment of IPv6 Addresses for Industry, the U.S. Government, and the Internet Economy
Document Number: 2010-23192
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-17
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), on behalf of the U.S. Department of Commerce (Department), will hold a workshop on September 28, 2010, on the importance of the adoption and deployment of Internet Protocol version six (IPv6) addresses for industry, the U.S. Government, and the Internet economy.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Broadband Technology Opportunities Program Post-Award Quarterly and Annual Performance Progress Reports
Document Number: 2010-22913
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-15
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.
Cybersecurity, Innovation and the Internet Economy
Document Number: 2010-22774
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-14
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The Department of Commerce's Internet Policy Task Force announces that the closing deadline for submission of comments responsive to the July 28, 2010 notice of inquiry on the nexus between cybersecurity challenges in the commercial sector and innovation in the Internet economy has been extended until 5 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) on September 20, 2010.
Revision to the Manual of Regulations and Procedures for Federal Radio Frequency Management
Document Number: 2010-22411
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-09-09
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) hereby makes certain changes to its regulations, which relate to the public availability of the Manual of Regulations and Procedures for Federal Radio Frequency Management (NTIA Manual). Specifically, NTIA updates the version of the Manual of Regulations and Procedures for Federal Radio Frequency Management with which federal agencies must comply when requesting use of the radio frequency spectrum.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; State Broadband Data and Development Grant Program Progress Report
Document Number: 2010-19621
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-08-10
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.
Cybersecurity, Innovation and the Internet Economy
Document Number: 2010-18507
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-28
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration, National Institute of Standards and Technology, National Telecommunications and Information Administration, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Commerce's Internet Policy Task Force is conducting a comprehensive review of the nexus between cybersecurity challenges in the commercial sector and innovation in the Internet economy. The Department seeks comments from all stakeholders, including the commercial, academic and civil society sectors, on measures to improve cybersecurity while sustaining innovation. Preserving innovation, as well as private sector and consumer confidence in the security of the Internet economy, are important for promoting economic prosperity and social well-being overall. In particular, the Department seeks to develop an up-to-date understanding of the current public policy and operational challenges affecting cybersecurity, as those challenges may shape the future direction of the Internet and its commercial use, both domestically and globally. After analyzing comments on this Notice, the Department intends to issue a report that will contribute to the Administration's domestic and international policies and activities in advancing both cybersecurity and the Internet economy.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; NTIA/FCC Web-based Frequency Coordination System
Document Number: 2010-17701
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-21
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC), as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on this proposed information, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)).
Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee Meeting
Document Number: 2010-16330
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-07-06
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 on spectrum management policy matters.
Cybersecurity and Innovation in the Information Economy
Document Number: 2010-15589
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-06-28
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration, National Institute of Standards and Technology, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), and the International Trade Administration (ITA), on behalf of the U.S. Department of Commerce (Department), will hold a public meeting on July 27, 2010, to discuss the relationship between cybersecurity in the commercial space and innovation in the Internet economy.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; BroadbandMatch Web Site Tool
Document Number: 2010-15107
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-06-23
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.
National Telecommunications and Information Administration; Copyright Policy, Creativity, and Innovation in the Information Economy
Document Number: 2010-14143
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-06-14
Agency: Department of Commerce, United States Patent and Trademark Office, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), on behalf of the U.S. Department of Commerce (Department), will hold a public meeting on July 1, 2010, to discuss the relationship of copyright policy, creativity, and innovation in the Internet economy.
Availability of Testing and Evaluation Report and Intent To Proceed With the Final Stages of Domain Name System Security Extensions Implementation in the Authoritative Root Zone
Document Number: 2010-13893
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-06-09
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The Department of Commerce's National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) announces the availability of the Domain Name System Security Extensions (DNSSEC) testing and evaluation report and NTIA's intent to proceed with the final stages of DNSSEC deployment in the authoritative root zone. As part of this notice, NTIA is providing a public review and comment period on the testing and evaluation report and the commencement of the final stage of the DNSSEC deployment before taking any action.
Information Privacy and Innovation in the Internet Economy
Document Number: 2010-13697
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-06-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The Department of Commerce's Internet Policy Task Force
Broadband Researchers' Data Workshop
Document Number: 2010-12642
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-26
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) will host a public meeting concerning the nature of data related to broadband Internet access and use that the agency collects, data needs of researchers, and future broadband research.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Broadband Subscription and Usage Supplement to the Census Bureau's Current Population Survey
Document Number: 2010-12350
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-24
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.
Broadband Technology Opportunities Program
Document Number: 2010-11898
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-19
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) announces the limited reopening of the Comprehensive Community Infrastructure (CCI) application filing window for the Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP) that the agency established pursuant to the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act). Entities that have received waiver authority from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to use the 763-768/793-798 MHz (700 MHz) public safety broadband spectrum by the date of this Notice are invited to file a BTOP application and request BTOP funding.
Preventing Contraband Cell Phone Use in Prisons
Document Number: 2010-11350
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-12
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The U.S. Department of Commerce's National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) seeks comment on technical approaches to preventing contraband cell phone use in prisons. Congress tasked NTIA with developing, in coordination with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP), and the National Institute of Justice (NIJ), a plan to investigate and evaluate how wireless jamming, detection and other technologies might be utilized for law enforcement and corrections applications in Federal and State prison facilities. To assist in its evaluation of these technologies, NTIA requests information from the public on technologies that would significantly reduce or eliminate contraband cell phone use without negatively affecting commercial wireless and public safety services (including 911 calls and other government radio services) in areas surrounding prisons.
Notice of a Grant With the Public Broadcasting Service
Document Number: 2010-10923
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-10
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) announces its intent to award a grant to the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), a private, nonprofit corporation whose members are America's public television stations. The PBS mission is to acquire and distribute quality children's, cultural, educational, history, nature, news, public affairs and science television programming and related services to 356 noncommercial stations serving all 50 states and the U.S. territories through a satellite interconnection system. This grant will support development of the Commercial Mobile Alert System (CMAS), a national system to distribute emergency alert messages to the American public via commercial mobile service (CMS) devices (e.g., cellular telephones).
Online Safety and Technology Working Group Meeting
Document Number: 2010-9563
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-26
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
This notice announces a public meeting of the Online Safety and Technology Working Group (OSTWG).
Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee Meeting
Document Number: 2010-9561
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-26
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 on spectrum management matters.
Information Privacy and Innovation in the Internet Economy
Document Number: 2010-9450
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-23
Agency: International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology, National Telecommunications and Information Administration, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Commerce's Internet Policy Task Force is conducting a comprehensive review of the nexus between privacy policy and innovation in the Internet economy. The Department seeks public comment from all Internet stakeholders, including the commercial, academic and civil society sectors, on the impact of current privacy laws in the United States and around the world on the pace of innovation in the information economy. The Department also seeks to understand whether current privacy laws serve consumer interests and fundamental democratic values. After analyzing the comments responding to this Notice, the Department intends to issue a report, which will contribute to the Administration's domestic policy and international engagement in the area of Internet privacy.
Information Privacy and Innovation in the Internet Economy
Document Number: 2010-8681
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-04-16
Agency: Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) and the International Trade Administration (ITA), on behalf of the U.S. Department of Commerce (Department), will hold a public meeting on May 7, 2010, to discuss the nexus between privacy policy and innovation in the Internet economy.
Broadband Technology Opportunities Program
Document Number: 2010-6558
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-03-24
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
NTIA announces that the new application closing deadline for the electronic submission of CCI projects under the Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP) is extended until 10 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) on March 26, 2010.
Public Telecommunications Facilities Program: New Closing Date
Document Number: 2010-6044
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-03-19
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) hereby announces that it will re-open the solicitation for Public Telecommunications Facilities Program (PTFP) applications until Thursday, April 22, 2010, to accommodate the increase in digital power levels of radio stations, as allowed by the provisions of the January 29, 2010, Order announced by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).\1\
Pan-Pacific Education and Communications Experiments by Satellite (PEACESAT): Closing Date
Document Number: 2010-5890
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-03-18
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
Pursuant to the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2010, Public Law No. 111-117, the U.S. Department of Commerce announces the solicitation of applications for a grant for the Pan-Pacific Education and Communications Experiments by Satellite (PEACESAT) Program. Projects funded pursuant to this Notice are intended to support the PEACESAT Program's acquisition of satellite communications to service Pacific Basin communities and to manage the operations of this network. Applications for the PEACESAT Program grant will compete for funds from the Public Broadcasting, Facilities, Planning and Construction Funds account.
Broadband Technology Opportunities Program
Document Number: 2010-4777
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-03-08
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
NTIA announces that the closing deadline for the submission of applications for Comprehensive Community Infrastructure (CCI) projects under the Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP) is extended until 5:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) on March 26, 2010. There are no changes to the application filing window for Public Computer Center (PCC) and Sustainable Broadband Adoption (SBA) projects.
Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee Meeting
Document Number: 2010-3151
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-02-18
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 for Communications and Information on spectrum policy matters.
Revision to the Manual of Regulations and Procedures for Federal Radio Frequency Management
Document Number: 2010-2968
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-02-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) hereby makes certain changes to its regulations, which relate to the public availability of the Manual of Regulations and Procedures for Federal Radio Frequency Management (NTIA Manual). Specifically, the NTIA updates the version of the Manual of Regulations and Procedures for Federal Radio Frequency Management with which Federal agencies must comply when requesting use of the radio frequency spectrum.
Broadband Technology Opportunities Program
Document Number: 2010-2967
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-02-10
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) announces that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has approved the collection of information contained in the Notice of Funds Availability (NOFA) for the Broadband Opportunities Program (BTOP) published on January 22, 2010.
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.
Public Telecommunications Facilities Program: Notice of Availability of Funds
Document Number: 2010-453
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-01-13
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
On December 2, 2009, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) announced the closing date for receipt of applications for the Public Telecommunications Facilities Program (PTFP). NTIA now announces that $18 million has been appropriated for fiscal year (FY) 2010 grants.
Online Safety and Technology Working Group Meeting
Document Number: 2010-232
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-01-11
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
This notice announces a public meeting of the Online Safety and Technology Working Group (OSTWG).
Call for Applications: Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee
Document Number: E9-31384
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-01-06
Agency: National Telecommunications and Information Administration, Department of Commerce
Call for Applications for the Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2010-31384
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-01-06
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) seeks applications from persons interested in serving on the Department of Commerce's Spectrum Management Advisory Committee (CSMAC) for new two-year terms. This Notice reopens the application period announced in the Federal Register on May 6, 2009 (the May Notice) in order to identify additional candidates who may provide balance in terms of points of view, as well as diversity, to the committee. Any applicant who provided NTIA with the requested materials in response to the May Notice will be considered for appointment and need not resubmit materials, although they are permitted to supplement their applications with new or additional information.
Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; State Broadband Data and Development Grant Program
Document Number: E9-28886
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-03
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The Department of Commerce (DOC), as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on continuing and proposed information collection, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)).
Public Telecommunications Facilities Program: Closing Date; Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance
Document Number: E9-28738
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-02
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
Pursuant to the Further Continuing Appropriations, 2010, Division B of Pub. L. No. 111-88, 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) for fiscal year (FY) 2010.
Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee Meeting
Document Number: E9-28072
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-11-23
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 for Communications and Information on spectrum policy matters.
Broadband Initiatives Program and Broadband Technology Opportunities Program
Document Number: E9-27359
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-11-16
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Rural Utilities Service, Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
RUS and NTIA announce the release of a joint Request for Information (RFI) seeking public comment on certain issues relating to the implementation of the Broadband Initiatives Program (BIP) and the Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP). This is the second joint RFI that the agencies have issued since the enactment of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act), which established these broadband initiatives. The input the agencies expect to receive from this process is intended to inform the second round of funding. In particular, the agencies seek to gather information that will help them improve the broadband programs by enhancing the applicant experience and making targeted revisions to the first Notice of Funds Availability (NOFA), if necessary.
Broadband Data Transparency Workshop
Document Number: E9-25447
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-10-22
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) will host a public meeting regarding data related to broadband Internet access that the agency collects, data needs of researchers, and future broadband research.