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News and Publications

September 22, 2023 Press Release

Auburn Hills, MI – Today, Assistant Secretary of Commerce Alan Davidson traveled to Auburn Hills, MI,to celebrate new investments in high-speed Internet network electronics equipment production in the U.S. by Calix, Inc., made possible by the Biden-Harris Administration’s “Investing in America” agenda.  

September 21, 2023 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), in collaboration with the Department of Defense (DoD), announced the final winners of the 2023 5G Challenge and its $7,000,000 total prize purse.  

September 12, 2023 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Communications and Information and Administrator of the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) Alan Davidson met with Vice Minister Park Yun Kyu of the Ministry of Science and ICT (MSIT), Republic of Korea.  

September 07, 2023 Press Release

WASHINGTON – In response to the U.S. Senate’s confirmation of Anna Gomez to serve as a commissioner at the Federal Communications Commission, the following statement can be attributed to Alan Davidson, Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Communications and Information and NTIA Administrator: 

September 11, 2023 Press Release
WASHINGTON – The National Telecommunications and Information Administration’s Institute for Telecommunication Sciences (ITS) has received the CO-LABS 2023 Governor's Award for High-Impact Research for testing compatibility between 5G signals and existing radar communication used in aircraft.
September 06, 2023 Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) announced nearly $50 million to four organizations to expand middle mile high-speed Internet infrastructure in New Hampshire, Tennessee, Virginia, and Wyoming. 
August 29, 2023 Blog
At the National Telecommunications and Information Administration we’re working to catalyze the development of an open 5G wireless ecosystem to help the private sector move away from a highly consolidated marketplace with few vendors and technologies.
August 24, 2023 Press Release

WASHINGTON – The Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) announced today it has awarded seven grants totaling $3,449,227.56 to seven Tribal entities as part of the Tribal Broadband Connectivity Program (TBCP).  

August 23, 2023 Blog
For NTIA, one of the primary focuses for cybersecurity work is maintaining the openness of the Internet and its potential for innovation and further technological development. Those priorities can apply to cybersecurity policy efforts in a variety of different ways.
August 16, 2023 Press Release
Huntsville, AL – Today, Assistant Secretary of Commerce Alan Davidson and White House Infrastructure Coordinator Mitch Landrieu traveled to Adtran’s Huntsville, AL headquarters, to celebrate the announcement of investments in new high-speed Internet network electronics equipment production in the U.S., made possible by the Biden-Harris Administration’s “Investing in America” agenda.
August 08, 2023 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Today, the Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) awarded nearly $5.5 million in the first round of grants from the Public Wireless Supply Chain Innovation Fund.
August 03, 2023 Press Release

KENOSHA, WI – Today, Vice President Kamala Harris and U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo traveled to Kenosha, WI, to celebrate the announcement of new electronics equipment production in the U.S. made possible by the Biden-Harris Administration’s “Investing in America” agenda.

July 27, 2023 Press Release

WASHINGTON – The Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) announced today the availability of nearly $1 billion in funding to expand Internet access and adoption on Tribal Lands. This additional funding, made possible by the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, is part of President Biden’s Investing in America agenda and his economic plan – Bidenomics – to grow the economy from the bottom up and middle out and lower costs for more families.

July 20, 2023 Press Release

WASHINGTON – The Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) announced today it has awarded eight grants totaling $3,998,000 to eight Tribes as part of the Tribal Broadband Connectivity Program (TBCP).

July 11, 2023 Press Release

WASHINGTON – The Task Force on Kids Online Health & Safety, led by the Department of Health and Human Services, in close partnership with the Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), held its inaugural meeting on Monday.

July 07, 2023 Speech/Testimony
Thank you for inviting me to discuss this historic moment and the Biden Administration’s focus on digital equity. It is wonderful to be joined by so many of my federal colleagues who are champions of digital equity. I’m grateful to our hosts at the Aspen Institute Latinos & Society for bringing us all together.
June 30, 2023 Blog

By Kate Dimsdale, NTIA Telecommunications Policy Specialist

At NTIA, we believe that open and interoperable networks are the future of wireless technologies, including 5G and its successors. Such networks will increase the reliability of our telecom supply chain, drive competition and provide our allies with additional choices for trustworthy equipment.

June 29, 2023 Speech/Testimony
Thank you, Andrea. It was an honor to be with you and Patrick at the White House this week to hear the President announce the allocations. It was even better to see Prysmian fiber on stage next to him and the Vice President. 
June 29, 2023 Press Release

WASHINGTON – The Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) announced today it has awarded grants totaling $8,394,947.57 to 17 Tribes as part of the Tribal Broadband Connectivity Program (TBCP).

June 28, 2023 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, the Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration released final guidance for the Broadband Equity, Access, and Deployment program’s state challenge process.