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The National Broadband Map Gets an Update

Earlier this year, we launched a ground-breaking interactive online map that shows what high-speed Internet services are available across the country. Like the spread of railroads and electrification spurred new economic opportunities during America’s past, broadband is supporting new economic … Continue reading

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Diving Deeper into the Data

This week, NTIA and FCC have rolled out a number of improvements to the National Broadband Map, to improve performance, add features, and communicate better with the user community. The National Broadband Map (NBM) website sits on a wealth of … Continue reading

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Broadband Data Beyond the Map

It’s been a month since NTIA launched the National Broadband Map and the response has been stunning. The map gets thousands of visitors every day, with almost half a million unique visitors since the launch. Beyond the interactive map features, … Continue reading

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What makes the National Broadband Map #gov20?

On January 21, 2009, President Barack Obama, in a Memorandum on Transparency and Open Government, directed Federal departments and agencies to promote public trust through transparency, public participation and collaboration. One of our goals in launching the National Broadband Map … Continue reading

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25 Million Records

Last week we released the first version of the National Broadband Map (NBM). The data it contains represents the hard work of 50 states, 3 territories and the District of Columbia over the last year and a half. With over … Continue reading

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First 24 hours

The launch of the National Broadband Map marks the beginning of a promising new venture: empowering consumers, researchers, policy-makers, and developers to truly understand what broadband means in America. This idea — a powerful way to navigate huge troves of … Continue reading

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National Broadband Map is launched!

Welcome to the first-ever public, searchable nationwide map of broadband access. The National Broadband Map is an unprecedented project created by NTIA, in collaboration with the FCC, and in partnership with each state, territory and the District of Columbia. We … Continue reading

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Your Feedback is important!

The National Broadband Map, at launch, provides consumers with a wealth of information to consider about the shape of Internet service across the country. By collecting these data through the SBDD program, and conducting independent data validation on every record, … Continue reading

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