Policy Alert: Webinar on Tribal Connectivity


Policy Alert: Webinar on Tribal Connectivity

August 12, 2021

NAFOA will be hosting a webinar on the Department of Commerce National Telecommunications and Information Administration's (NTIA) Tribal Broadband Connectivity Program (TBCP), a $980 million program directed to tribal governments to be used for broadband deployment on tribal lands, as well as for telehealth, distance learning, broadband affordability, and digital inclusion.
Webinar: Tribal Broadband Connectivity Program
Wednesday, August 18, 2021
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM EDT
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During this webinar, NTIA staff will present an overview of the TBCP and be available to provide technical assistance and answer live questions from potential applicants.
8/18 Webinar Registration
NTIA's BroadbandUSA website
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BroadbandUSA is a program that is housed within the National Telecommunications and Information Administration. Over the last few years, broadband has become a necessary part of common life as it is needed for work, education, public safety, and healthcare. Expanding broadband coverage to all communities is an essential element in promoting a community's economic growth.

The TBCP would promote digital inclusion by serving tribal nations that desire to expand their broadband connectivity. BroadbandUSA promotes planning and funding efforts through solution-neutral guides and resources, hosting local and regional planning workshops that offer opportunities to convene with broadband stakeholders across the country, the National Broadband Availability Map (NBAM), and promoting interagency coordination. 

For more information on the TBCP, including the Notice of Funding Opportunity, FAQ documents, and recordings of previous webinars, please visit NTIA’s BroadbandUSA website

Register to Join on August 18 at 1:00 pm EDT
For any other questions or concerns about the webinar, please contact Nicholas Lovesee, Senior Policy Advisor, at Nicholas@nafoa.org

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