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You are invited to join NTIA’s BroadbandUSA Practical Broadband Conversations Webinar  – 6/17 – 12:00 PM MST

June 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm



Topic: Utilizing Federal Data to Measure the Digital Divide


Date:   Wednesday, June 17, 2020


Time:  2:00 to 3:00 p.m. ET


Overview: Federal data can help state and local leaders and businesses understand what drives broadband adoption and utilization in their communities and target the digital divide. Join BroadbandUSA’s webinar on June 17, 2020 to learn about federal data sources, current trends, and where to access local information to inform your broadband efforts. NTIA will present the findings from their 2019 Internet Use Survey and the U.S. Census Bureau will highlight the broadband and connectivity data available in their American Community Survey.



  • Rafi Goldberg, Telecommunications Policy Analyst, Office of Policy Analysis and Development, NTIA
  • Tyson Weister, Program Analyst. Dissemination Outreach Branch, Center for Enterprise Dissemination (CED), U.S. Census Bureau




  • Emy Tseng, Broadband Communication Specialist, BroadbandUSA, NTIA
  • Karen Archer Perry, Senior Policy Analyst, BroadbandUSA, NTIA

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.


Who are we?

The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), part of the U.S. Department of Commerce, is the principal advisor to the administration on telecommunications and information policy issues.  NTIA, through its BroadbandUSA program, works to further the deployment and use of broadband and other technologies across America.

What does BroadbandUSA do?

BroadbandUSA serves as a trusted and neutral strategic advisor, working with federal, state and local government, community, and industry leaders working to advance smart community and broadband public-private partnerships designed to attract new employers, create quality jobs, improve educational opportunities, increase health outcomes and advance public safety.  Check out the BroadbandUSA website for more information.

How can BroadbandUSA help?

BroadbandUSA works in a number of areas to remove barriers to broadband deployment and enhance connectivity through its work on the American Broadband Initiative (ABI), State Broadband Leaders Network (SBLN), and One-on-One and Group Technical Assistance.  Email us at [email protected], if you are interested in technical assistance.


June 17
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Topic: Utilizing Federal Data to Measure the Digital Divide

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