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NTIA Needs More Time to Craft Buy America Rules for BEAD

The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) beat its June 30 deadline to announce the amounts it will award each state through its $42.5 billion Broadband Equity, Access and Deployment (BEAD) program, but now the clock is ticking as states and broadband service providers await another milestone. The NTIA has yet to clarify how state broadband deployments can comply with the Build America Buy America Act (BABA).

Read “NTIA needs more time to craft Buy America rules for BEAD” by Martha DeGrasse, Fierce Telecom.