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National Broadband Plan Progress

Data

Outline The Process

"The FCC and Broadband: The Next 230 Days." Presentation to the Commission, July 2nd, 2009. Click here for the full presentation and here for the video of the Open Meeting.

Staff Workshops

The goal of the workshops is to promote an open dialogue between the FCC and key constituents on matters important to the National Broadband Plan. Key constituents include service providers, equipment providers, applications providers, community groups, and other groups that have a stake in the future of broadband. Workshops consist of meetings held at the FCC. Click here for further information and the Workshops section of Broadband.gov.

Public Notices

The Broadband Taskforce publishes a series of Public Notices to solicit public input on the different aspects of the National Broadband Plan. Click here for the current list of published Public Notices.

Update on Data Gathered

With 141 days remaining before the Federal Communications Commission delivers a National Broadband Plan to Congress, the task force developing the plan provided a status report to the Commission. The presentation included an initial report on the current state of broadband in the U.S., and describes the framework the team will use to both analyze gaps in broadband’s reach and find solutions to close those gaps. Click here for further information, including the full presentation and video of the Open Meeting.

Field Events

In an effort to solicit input from the public in the development of a National Broadband Plan, the FCC is hosting field hearings throughout the country. The Commission is convening the field hearings to promote an open dialogue between the FCC and the public on development of a National Broadband Plan. Click here for further information and the Field Events section of Broadband.gov.

Analysis

Update on Key Gaps

The task force gathering data and developing draft proposals for the Federal Communications Commission’s National Broadband Plan identified critical gaps in the nation’s policies, programs and practices that must be filled before America can take advantage of the technological advantages that universal adoption and deployment of affordable, robust broadband can bring. Click here for further information, including the full presentation and video of the Open Meeting.

Update on Policy Framework

The task force delivered an interim report saying that the National Broadband Plan being developed by the Federal Communications Commission should build on the attributes of the American broadband ecosystem, with high aspirations but in a practical and sustainable way. Click here for further information, including the full presentation and video of the Open Meeting.

Plan

Update on Opportunities to Drive National Agenda

The task force delivered a report on the status of the National Broadband Plan. Click here for further information, including related documents and video of the Open Meeting.

Update on National Purposes

The task force delivers a report on the status of the National Broadband Plan.

February 18, 2010.

FCC Presents National Broadband Plan

March 16, 2010.

FCC Delivers Formal Report to Congress

March 17, 2010.

Capture The Phone Numbers Using Your Camera Phone

If you have a camera and a 2D matrix code reader on your mobile phone, you can capture the FCC Phone numbers right to your phone by following these three easy steps:
Step 1: Take a photograph of one of the codes below using the camera on your mobile phone.
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Datamatrix and QR FCC Phones