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BroadbandUSA – Connectivity with a Purpose: Considerations for Planning Digital Inclusion Efforts

Publication Overview
BroadbandUSA developed this resource to help leaders consider factors that could impact or influence their digital inclusion efforts. Considerations are listed in an effort to help users evaluate their local demographics, identify resources, and assess the current state of broadband connectivity. The resource also provides context and applications to describe why these questions are worth considering, how users can find the data to help answer these questions, and how this information can inform digital inclusion efforts.
Federal Agency/Bureau
U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) / National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA)
Agency Overview

The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), located within the Department of Commerce, is the Executive Branch agency that is principally responsible by law for advising the President on telecommunications and information policy issues. NTIA’s programs and policymaking focus largely on expanding broadband Internet access and adoption in America, expanding the use of spectrum by all users, and ensuring that the Internet remains an engine for continued innovation and economic growth.

Agency Contact

1401 Constitution Avenue, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20230