• On April 7, 2010, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) launched a new website to provide updates on the Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP) and the State Broadband & Development Grant Program (Broadband Mapping). The website can be found here.
  • On April 8, 2010, NTIA posted a template for existing service providers to furnish information about broadband services that are currently available in proposed funding areas cited in Comprehensive Community Infrastructure (CCI) applications filed in the second round of BTOP funding. NTIA will review the existing availability of broadband services in a proposed funding area as part of the application review process. The response period is expected to open the week of April 12, 2010. The template and more information about filing a response regarding broadband availability in a proposed funding area can be found here.