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Leverage Federal Assets for Broadband Deployment

Summary

ABI Workstreams: Leverage Federal Assets for Broadband Deployment

Thu, October 15, 2020

Objective 

Federal assets such as tower facilities, buildings, and land should be made available for use in deploying broadband infrastructure as much as possible to lower the cost of broadband buildouts and encourage private-sector companies to expand telecommunications infrastructure, especially in rural America.

Resources from workstream agencies: 

  • Resources from workstream agencies: 
    • GSA:
      • Federal Real Property Profile (FRPP) data set and map
    • DOI: 
      • JOEL Map: The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has published a web-based mapping application that allows users to see locations of existing Federal broadband infrastructure, filter data, and add layers for analysis.