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2023 Internet Use Survey Information Collection

June 02, 2023
NTIA seeks approval under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) to add 65 questions to the November 2023 edition of the U.S. Census Bureau’s Current Population Survey (CPS). This collection of questions is known as the NTIA Internet Use Survey and is also referred to as the CPS Computer and Internet Use Supplement. NTIA has sponsored sixteen such surveys since 1994. President Biden has made clear the Administration’s goal to ensure that ‘‘every community in America has access to affordable, high-speed Internet.’’ Digitally connected Americans populate the modern workforce, drive creative innovation throughout the economy, and ensure a growing customer base to help sustain our nation’s global competitiveness; data from the NTIA Internet Use Survey will inform policies aimed at achieving digital equity so that the internet’s benefits are accessible to all Americans. The research and policy analysis enabled by this data collection are particularly important in light of the historic investments being made through the Biden-Harris Administration’s internet for All programs, and following a pandemic that has further highlighted the importance of the internet in daily life.

Introduction of Accountable Measures Regarding Access to Personal Information of .us Registrants

May 01, 2023
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SUMMARY: The United States Department of Commerce’s (Department) National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) administers the contract for the country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for the United States, ‘‘.us’’ (usTLD). NTIA seeks input from interested parties on the introduction of accountability measures regarding access to the personal information of usTLD registrants.

Information Session for the Public Wireless Supply Chain Innovation Fund’s first Notice of Funding Opportunity

April 21, 2023
5G and successor wireless technologies are already transforming our world and have the potential to change even more – revolutionizing how we work, how we live, how we do business, and how we care for our health. From ultra-fast download speeds to the potential for AI-managed industrial and commercial systems, the possibilities are immense. This notice announces a public information session following the launch of the Public Wireless Supply Chain Innovation Fund’s first Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO). The event will provide an opportunity for the program team to discuss the technical aspects of the NOFO, as well as best practices for applicants navigating the federal awards process. The session will also provide interested applicants with the opportunity to ask questions.

National Spectrum Strategy Request for Comment Responses

April 19, 2023
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) requested input on the development and implementation of a National Spectrum Strategy for the United States. Through a Request for Comments (RFC), NTIA sought wide-ranging public feedback from all interested stakeholders, including private industry, academia, civil society, and the public sector. The RFC proposed three pillars and asked questions about the nation’s spectrum needs, how best to engage in long-term spectrum planning, and technology innovations that can help better manage the nation’s spectrum resources. (The RFC may be found here.)  Responses to the RFC were due April 17, 2023.  NTIA received over 130 written comments, which are also accessible on

Wireless Innovation Fund Notice of Funding Opportunity

April 12, 2023
The Innovation Fund aims to foster competition, lower costs for consumers and network operators, support innovation across the global telecommunications ecosystem, and strengthen the 5G supply chain. The overall objectives include unlocking opportunities for innovative companies, particularly small and medium enterprises, to compete in a market historically dominated by a few suppliers, some of which present a high security risk.

National Environmental Policy Act Procedures and Categorical Exclusions

March 30, 2023
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The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (‘‘NTIA’’) proposes to follow First Responder Network Authority’s (‘‘FirstNet Authority’’) National Environmental Policy Act (‘‘NEPA’’) procedures on an interim basis with modifications to account for NTIA’s internal organization and establish 33 categorical exclusions (‘‘CEs’’) in compliance with NEPA, the Council on Environmental Quality (‘‘CEQ’’) regulations, and other related authorities.

Recruitment of First Responder Network Authority Board Member

March 28, 2023

The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) issues this Notice to seek expressions of interest from individuals who would like to serve on the Board of the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet Authority Board or Board). One of the 12 non-permanent members to the FirstNet Authority Board resigned prior to the end of his term. The Secretary of Commerce will appoint an individual to complete that Board member’s term through September 2024.


National Spectrum Strategy Listening Session

March 21, 2023

The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) will hold two public listening sessions to assist in its preparation of a National Spectrum Strategy (NSS) for the United States. NTIA is seeking input from the public as it develops a Strategy that identifies the actions needed to maximize the potential of our nation’s spectrum resources. Access to spectrum contributes to technological innovation and economic growth and is critical to national security, public safety, and other national priorities.

National Spectrum Strategy Request for Comment

March 15, 2023
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The Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) on Wednesday began seeking comment on identifying airwaves for more intensive use and innovative new uses by both the private sector and federal agencies.