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Media inquiries: Please contact the office's Public Information Officer, Ashley Okawa, at ashleyokawa@utah.gov or 801-518-3765.
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Utah To Receive $10 Million as Part of the American Rescue Plan

Will increase access to affordable, high-speed internet…
December 7, 2022
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FCC’s New National Broadband Map

On February 22, 2018 the Federal Communications Commission updated the National Broadband Map, replacing the original map that was released…
February 28, 2018
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FCC Repeals Net Neutrality

The FCC has just released the final Order in the Federal Register to eliminate Net Neutrality.  The Repeal will take…
February 26, 2018
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Connect America Fund Eligible Areas

The FCC has put out an updated map that identifies census block groups that are eligible for the CAF II Auction…
January 29, 2018
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BDAC’s Third Meeting Invites Public Comments

The Broadband Deployment Advisory Committee has released the first vote and discussion items and is seeking public comment on various…
November 22, 2017
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Gigabit Opportunity Act

The Gigabit Opportunity Act bill has been introduced to the senate to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide…
September 26, 2017
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September 2017 Map of the Month: ‘Extra Coverage’ in the FCC Form 477 Broadband Maps

Our September map of the month revisits a topic that we explored in October of 2014 — how Utah’s broadband…
September 21, 2017
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FCC Seeks Comments for 477 Broadband Data Collection

The FCC has released a NPRM to revise it’s current Form 477 that collects voice and broadband data. The comment period…
August 30, 2017
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Carr and Rosenworcel Sworn in as FCC Commissioners

Both nominees for the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) were confirmed for one term each.  Brandon Carr has just been sworn…
August 29, 2017
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Broadband Accessibility and Affordability

According to a new report, availability for accessible and affordable voice and broadband services is still one of the largest…
August 24, 2017

"Media inquiries: Please contact the office's Public Information Officer, Ashley Okawa, at ashleyokawa@utah.gov or 801-518-3765."