National Telecommunications and Information Administration

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The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) is an agency of the U.S. Department of Commerce "that is principally responsible for advising the President on telecommunications and information policy issues. NTIA’s programs and policymaking focus largely on expanding broadband Internet access and adoption in America, expanding the use of spectrum by all users, and ensuring that the Internet remains an engine for continued innovation and economic growth." [1]


Projects of the NTIA

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TV Converter Box coupons received from the NTIA.

2007-2009: The NTIA was responsible was the transition in the United States during the first decade of the 21st-century from analog to digital television broadcasts.

References and Citations

  1. http://www.ntia.doc.gov/