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Fiber for Breakfast 2024 Week 9 – NTIA Build America, Buy America (BABA) Final Waiver – What you really need to know

On February 23, 2024, NTIA and the US Department of Commerce issued the Build America, Buy America (BABA) Final Waiver for the $42.45B NTIA BEAD broadband infrastructure funding program. The BABA Waiver has significant implications on which products and services that network operators can procure for eligible NTIA BEAD projects. Tom Cohen, Chief Regulatory and General Counsel for the Fiber Broadband Association will break down the details of this Waiver and net out what you really need to know.

Special Guest:

Tom Cohen, FBA Chief Regulatory and General Counsel, Partner Kelley Drye