The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), Department of Commerce are initiating a Tribal Consultation on the Tribal Broadband Connectivity Program (TBCP).
The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021, Pub. L. No. 116- 260 (Act), provides new sources of tribal broadband funding that can assist in mitigating the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic exacerbating the digital divide across Indian Country. The Department of Commerce and NTIA are dedicated to expanding broadband deployment in unserved areas and promoting digital inclusion. Agenda and consultation dates can be found here.