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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) 

America’s Wireless Innovation Fund:Securing Our Future

The Public Wireless Supply Chain Innovation Fund (Innovation Fund) was authorized under Section 9202(a)(1) of the William M. (Mac) Thornberry National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021 (47 U.S.C. 906), and Pub. L. No. 116-283, 134 Stat. 3388 (Jan. 1, 2021) (FY21 NDAA) appropriated under Div. A., Section 106 of the CHIPS and Science Act of 2022, Pub. L. No. 117-167, 136 Stat. 1392 (Aug. 9, 2022). This federal funding aims to foster competition, lower costs for consumers and network operators, support innovation across the global telecommunications ecosystem, and strengthen the 5G and successor wireless technology supply chain.

Below, you will find links to a series of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) intended to clarify and provide guidance on information in the Innovation Fund’s second Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO), published on May 07, 2024.

Frequently Asked Questions #1


Frequently Asked Questions #2