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Data as the Foundation for Broadband Planning – 2/17 – 12 Noon MST – Online

February 10 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Join BroadbandUSA on February 17, 2021 to gain a fuller understanding of these datasets and how to use data to strengthen your broadband planning efforts.


You are invited to join NTIA’s BroadbandUSA Practical Broadband Conversations Webinars


Topic: Data as the Foundation for Broadband Planning


Date:   Wednesday, February 17, 2021


Time:  2:00 to 3:00 p.m. ET


Overview: The federal government compiles huge broadband datasets cataloguing broadband availability and subscriptions through the US Census Bureau and Federal Communications Commission, among others. These can be augmented with commercially available speed test data to provide a better insight into broadband access and availability.



  • Karen Archer Perry, Senior Policy Analyst, BroadbandUSA, NTIA, U.S. Department of Commerce
  • Bryan Darr, Vice President, Smart Communities, Ookla
  • Lai Yi Ohlsen, Project Director, Measurement Lab

Please pre-register for the webinar using this registration link. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Want to access past Practical Broadband Conversations webinars? Visit our webinar archives for past presentations, transcripts and audio recordings.



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