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Notice of open meeting: September 21

August 30, 2023
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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.
The meeting will be held September 21, 2023, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., Eastern Daylight Time (EDT).


BEAD Build America, Buy America Waiver Request for Comment

August 22, 2023
The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) charged the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) with establishing the $42.45 billion Broadband Equity, Access, and Deployment (BEAD) Program and ensuring that BEAD-funded broadband infrastructure projects comply with the Buy America Domestic Content Procurement Preference (Buy America Preference) of the Build America, Buy America Act (BABA). In accordance with BABA, this notice advises that the Department of Commerce (DOC) is proposing to issue a limited, general applicability, nonavailability waiver of the Buy America Domestic Content Procurement Preference (Buy America Preference) to recipients of Federal financial assistance under NTIA’s BEAD Program, which will flow down to subrecipients. Download the waiver and learn more on the Build America Buy America page of the Department of Commerce.

Comments on usTLD WHOIS Federal Register Notice (5.1.23)

July 25, 2023
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Received Comments

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NTIA Comments in FCC Proceeding on the Upper 12 GHz Band

August 10, 2023
GN Docket No. 22-352
NTIA comments in response to the FCC Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Regarding Expanding Use of the 12.7-13.25 GHz Band for Mobile Broadband or Other Expanded Use. NTIA’s comments support FCC action to facilitate new, innovative commercial deployments while ensuring important federal operations, including scientific endeavors, in and adjacent to this band will be protected from potential harmful interference.

Tailoring the Application of the Uniform Guidance to the BEAD Program; Request for Comments

July 05, 2023
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The Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) has launched a request for comment (RFC) giving all interested stakeholder an opportunity to provide input on any exemptions from the Uniform Guidance that might help facilitate the implementation of the Broadband Equity, Access and Deployment (BEAD) Program.