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Update on Available SAPP Grant Amounts

Fri, 29 Sep 2017 20:00:46 +0000

December 05, 2017

By law, when FirstNet formally presents its State Plan for the National Public Safety Broadband Network to the Governor of each State, it must also provide "the funding level for the State as determined by NTIA."  On September 29, 2017, NTIA announced the Funding Level Determinations (FLDs) for each State and territory, providing a range from current amounts available for SAPP awards to a maximum amount for each State listed in the document below. To establish each FLD, NTIA used an estimate of the number of terrestrial sites (towers) in each State and territory necessary to achieve baselin

SAPP Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) Overview

Tue, 05 Dec 2017 18:35:20 +0000

December 05, 2017

Remarks of Assistant Secretary Redl at the Phoenix Center 2017 Annual U.S. Telecoms Symposium

Tue, 05 Dec 2017 19:09:40 +0000

Remarks of David J. Redl
Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Communications and Information
National Telecommunications and Information Administration
Phoenix Center Annual U.S. Telecoms Symposium
Washington, D.C.
December 5, 2017

--As Prepared for Delivery--

Thank you. I am grateful and honored to accept the Jerry B. Duvall Public Service Award.

SAPP Notice of Funding Opportunity Information

Tue, 28 Nov 2017 17:25:02 +0000

November 28, 2017

The State Alternative Plan Program (SAPP) Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) provides states with guidance on the FirstNet opt-out application process.  The SAPP NOFO can be accessed at using the Funding Opportunity Number 2018-NTIA-SAPP-01, and is also available below.

Broadband Interagency Working Group (BIWG) Members

Tue, 06 Jun 2017 13:02:50 +0000

November 21, 2017

These are the points of contact for the BIWG as of November 2017. These individuals are available to answer questions about their Agency's participation in the BIWG and the status of action items contained in the Progress Report.

Spectrum Efficiency Subcommittee Report November 2017

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 12:01:11 +0000

November 16, 2017

11/17/2017 CSMAC Meeting Webcast Archive

Wed, 08 Nov 2017 16:20:56 +0000

November 16, 2017

The webcast will begin at approximately 8:30 AM on 11/17/2017. Please contact if you have any difficulties with the webcast.