Releases

Orders, Public Notices, and Other Items

August 25, 2021 - Order
Order Granting Extension Of Time

August 12, 2021 - Event
Broadband Data Collection Challenge Process Webinar

August 6, 2021 - News Release
FCC Launches New Mobile Broadband Map

July 22, 2021 - Public Notice
BDTF Announces Webinar on BDC Challenge Process Technical Proposals

July 16, 2021 - Public Notice
Input Sought on Mobile Challenge, Verification Technical Requirements

June 25, 2021 - Order
BDTF and WTB grant limited waiver of Form 477 Requirements

June 1, 2021 - Broadband Serviceable Location Fabric Contract Solicited
Request for Proposal issued for Broadband Serviceable Location Fabric with responses due July 1, 2021

May 24, 2021 - Report
Report to Congress on USPS Broadband Data Collection Feasibility Study

April 12, 2021 - News Release
FCC Encourages Public to Use Its Speed Test App

March 22, 2021 - News Release
FCC Reaches Out to Collect Consumer Broadband Availability Experiences

March 16, 2021 - Note
A Running Start on New Broadband Maps

March 8, 2021 - Broadband Serviceable Location Fabric Inquiry Initiated
Released Request for Information with Draft Statement of Objectives issued for Broadband Serviceable Location Fabric with responses due March 22, 2021

February 23, 2021 - Data Architect Contract Awarded
Data Architect and Design Services contract awarded to Emprata, LLC to support the design of complicated data analysis and systems

February 17, 2021 - News Release
Rosenworcel Establishes Broadband Data Task Force

February 17, 2021 - Presentation
Improving Broadband Mapping Data February Open Meeting Presentation

February 1, 2021 – Data Architect Contract Solicited
RFQ Issued for Data Architect and Design Services Contract to Support the Implementation of the Broadband Data Collection for competition

January 19, 2021 - Third Report and Order
FCC Takes Next Step to Collect More Precise Broadband Mapping Data

July 17, 2020 - Second Report and Order and Third Further NPRM
FCC Improves Broadband Data and Maps to Bridge the Digital Divide

August 6, 2019 - Report and Order and Second Further NPRM
FCC Improves Broadband Mapping

 

Education

Presentations, Factsheets, Tutorials, Events

August 12, 2021 - Event
Broadband Data Collection Challenge Process Webinar

August 10, 2021 - Presentation
BDTF Presentation to the CRTC & OECD

March 11, 2021 - Presentation
Federal Communications Bar Association (FCBA) CLE Program

February 17, 2021 - Presentation
Improving Broadband Mapping Data February Open Meeting Presentation

 

Data & Reports

Data, Reports, Maps and Systems

The FCC currently collects data on broadband availability, at the census block level, through FCC Form 477. Below are links to information about, as well as maps and data based on, the Form 477 data:

Additional data on broadband service:

GIS Data for the H3 geospatial indexing system proposed for grouping speed tests in the BDC mobile challenge and verification processes:

 

Legislation

Media

 

Updated: 
Tuesday, October 12, 2021