Author Archives: Anne Neville

National Broadband Map has Helped Chart Broadband Evolution

By Anne Neville, Director, State Broadband Initiative When NTIA launched the National Broadband Map in 2011, American consumers and businesses had few places to turn to when trying to determine who offered broadband in their communities. The National Broadband Map … Continue reading

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Faster Broadband, Reaching More

By Anne Neville, Director, State Broadband Initiative, NTIA, US Department of Commerce Access to high-speed Internet has become a necessity for communities and businesses, and the latest data from the National Broadband Map shows that broadband continues to be available … Continue reading

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Working to Provide a Better National Broadband Map

By Anne Neville, Director, State Broadband Initiative, Since its launch in 2011, the National Broadband Map, a joint project of NTIA and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), has been providing key data on where broadband is available throughout the country … Continue reading

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New Broadband Map Data Shows Progress, But Work Remains

Two and a half years ago, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) launched an interactive online map that shows what high-speed Internet services are available to every neighborhood in the country. This week, we are updating the dataset underlying … Continue reading

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Breaking Down the Urban-Rural Broadband Divide

While broadband availability has expanded for all parts of the United States, NTIA data has consistently shown that urban areas have greater access to broadband at faster speeds than rural areas. In a new report released today, NTIA and the … Continue reading

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NTIA Explores Broadband Availability in New Report Series

Today, NTIA is pleased to introduce a new set of reports, the Broadband Briefs series, that use publicly available data collected by the U.S. Department of Commerce to examine broadband availability in greater detail. This report further examines improvements in … Continue reading

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Two Years and Five Updates for the National Broadband Map

Nearly two years ago, NTIA launched the National Broadband Map, and today we are updating it, as we have every six months since its inception. The map provides the first-ever detailed datasets of broadband availability across the country, and it … Continue reading

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The National Broadband Map Is Updated

Today we again updated the National Broadband Map, the unprecedented interactive map that shows what high-speed Internet service is available in the United States. The map is powered by a new set of data from 1,865 broadband providers nationwide – … Continue reading

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New Data for the National Broadband Map

Just over a year ago, we unveiled the National Broadband Map – an unprecedented, interactive map that shows what high-speed Internet services are available in the United States. Powered by a searchable database of more than 20 million records, the … Continue reading

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The National Broadband Map Goes Mobile

This week we are happy to announce a new feature of the National Broadband Map that will make it easier to use on your mobile device. This new feature allows anyone on the go to more easily search broadband availability, … Continue reading

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