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In this testimony, Joanne Hovis, president of CTC Technology & Energy, makes the case before the House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology that broadband infrastructure should be included in any infrastructure investment program.
This resource describes a high-level approach to adapting a governance process to support identified broadband needs and produce the greatest community value. The paper presents a governance framework in which stakeholder drivers and needs and the process of organizing for service contribute to value creation.
This interactive mapping tool illustrates the results of the Citizens Broadband Radio Service (CBRS) auction. The map can be used to explore license awardees, total money spent, and average cost for each county.
This interactive mapping tool illustrates the results of C-Band auction 107 through round 97. The map can be used to explore average prices and populations of various markets.
This testimony by Joanne Hovis, presented to the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, argues that areas with high infrastructure costs per user fail to attract the private capital necessary to build networks. Further, it presents steps that state, local, and federal government can take to improve the economics of broadband deployment and incentivize investment.
This resource presents the case for dig once policies, identifies three general approaches to dig once, and presents a set of recommendations for localities when developing a dig once ordinance or policy.
This filing to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) argues that the draft small cell order imposes mandates with which local governments cannot comply, and, further, requires substantial clarification in order to be understood. Ultimately, the Draft Order would create substantial uncertainty in the small cell market.
A submitted testimony to the FCC demonstrating how the T-Mobile and Sprint merger would result in substantial harm to public interest and offers no merger-related benefits to the public.
A presentation that provides an overview of the constraints and opportunities posed to communities by the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) small cell order. It frames small cell technologies and their implications for communities, describes technical and aesthetic standards, and describes the elements of a small cell cost analysis.
An overview of federal broadband funding opportunities as of June 2021. Programs discussed include the Treasury Department’s Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds (FRF) and Coronavirus Capital Projects Fund (CCPF), the Commerce Department’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration’s (NTIA) Broadband Infrastructure Program (BIP), and the Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) ReConnect program.
An interactive mapping tool that illustrates the results of the Federal Communication Commission’s (FCC) Rural Digital Opportunity Fund (RDOF) auction results. Results can be sorted by state, county, bidder, speed tier, and latency tier.
This survey and speed test tool is designed to gather data about the availability and speed of internet service, including to identify locations that lack such service. The results can be used to inform broadband planning efforts.
This resource provides an analysis of the scoring metrics and prioritization scheme for NTIA's Broadband Infrastructure Program. The Notice of Funding Opportunity from NTIA outlines how the grant applications will be scored and ranked to make award decisions, and this resource can help address questions stemming from the NOFO and provides examples on how to better position applications for a high-priority review.
The Resource Library is a curated collection of expert broadband resources, including funding guides, policy analyses, how-tos, and more. Every resource has been verified by the CTC Energy & Technology team, drawing on their more than forty years of expertise. The library is continuously updated as new resources are submitted for review. Search the resource library to find analysis, explainers, and case studies to answer your broadband questions.