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Digital Equity Act at a Glance

June 26, 2024

The third grant program funded by the Digital Equity Act of 2021 is the Digital Equity Competitive Grant Program. The information below can guide organizations as they Get Ready to prepare their applications.

Understanding the DE Competitive Grant Program: What You Need to Know

The Digital Equity Act programs focus on empowering those most impacted by the digital divide, referred to as “Covered Populations.”  The Covered Populations are:   

Frequently Asked Questions #2

June 19, 2024
America’s Wireless Innovation Fund:Securing Our Future

The following page contains the second in 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

Funding Programs

Office of Minority Broadband Initiatives FY2023 Annual Report

May 29, 2024
Through the Office of Minority Broadband Initiatives (OMBI), National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) directly addresses the lack of high-speed Internet access, connectivity, adoption, and equity at our nation’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCUs), and Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs).

“Open Radio Commercialization And Innovation,” Information Session

May 20, 2024
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) is excited to share information about its recently released second Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for the Public Wireless Supply Chain Innovation Fund (Innovation Fund). This NOFO focuses on Open Radio Commercialization and Innovation, furthering the program's commitment to advancing open wireless network technologies. The NOFO 2 Information Session, held May 17 in Mclean Virginia, provided a forum for potential applicants, their partners, and industry members to learn more about the Innovation Fund and the program's second NOFO and ask the program team questions. NTIA asked participants to send the questions they would like addressed during the open Q&A by May 14, 2024 to the Innovation Fund email.