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Adoption Resources

NTIA is working to increase broadband Internet adoption in the United States, which will help more Americans compete in the 21st century economy. NTIA's initiatives include an annual nationwide survey and report on broadband use, which can inform efforts to close the digital divide, and, a website with resources for teaching and learning computer and online skills.

The NTIA Broadband Adoption Toolkit (23MB pdf) shares best practices across the U.S.

Broadband adoption research

NTIA's Recovery Act broadband programs

The Connecting America’s Communities map illustrates where BTOP projects are located across the country.

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Notice of 03/20/2018 Tennessee Broadband Summit Conference

January 17, 2018

NTIA's BroadbandUSA Program, in partnership with the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development, will host a Broadband Summit about ‘‘Creating Partnerships to Ensure Access for All’’ on March 20, 2018. For further information please contact Janice Wilkins, NTIA, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–5791; email:

NTIA Comments on Modernizing the FCC Form 477 Data Program

January 3, 2018
WC Docket No. 11–10

NTIA, as the President’s principal adviser on telecommunications and information service policy, and as one of the leading Federal agencies in the collection, analysis, and dissemination of data relevant to broadband availability and adoption, respectfully comments on this Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking. Recognizing the importance of data-driven decision making, NTIA applauds the Commission’s efforts to improve the quality, accuracy, and utility of Form 477 data.

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