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Broadband Opportunities for Rural America

 

Broadband Opportunities

FCC Releases Related to Broadband Legislation


Provisions of legislation passed in 2008 and 2009 - including the 2008 Farm Bill, the Broadband Data Improvement Act of 2008 and the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 - include requirements for the FCC to administer or play a consultative role in administering several broadband initiatives, programs, and policies.

5/27/09
Acting Chairman Copps Releases Report on Broadband Strategy for Rural America
4/9/09
FCC Launches Development of National Broadband Plan
3/31/09
Comment Sought on International Comparison and Consumer Survey Requirements in the Broadband Data Improvement Act
3/24/09
Bureaus Establish Procedures Regarding the Commission's Consultative Role in the Broadband Provisions of the Recovery Act
3/10/09
Vilsack, Copps and Wade Kick Off American Recovery and Reinvestment Act's Broadband Initiative
3/10/09
Bureaus Establish Comment Date for Report on Rural Broadband Strategy

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Last reviewed/updated on
5/27/2009.