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Memo: Broadband Map will be available Friday

November 17, 2022

The pre-production draft of the new broadband map will be available on November 18, 2022. On November 18th, the FCC will be making available the pre-production draft broadband map (Broadband Map) depicting Broadband Serviceable Location (BSL) availability as of June 30, 2022. The availability information will reflect the maximum advertised download and upload speeds available…

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Memo: New Broadband Map will be released November 18, 2022

November 10, 2022

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced the pre-production draft of the new broadband map will be available on November 18, 2022. Additional information is available in the News Release. The pre-production map is the first release of the map required by the Broadband DATA Act. The broadband availability will be based on data submitted by…

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Memo: Broadband Data Collection Fabric Bulk Challenge Process

September 8, 2022

All Internet Service Providers (ISPs) were required to complete the Broadband Data Collection (BDC) by September 1, 2022. The filing required ISPs to identify Broadband Serviceable Locations (BSLs) from the Fabric, a common dataset of all locations developed by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) vendor CostQuest. The Fabric was developed utilizing multiple data sources but…

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Memo: BDC Declaratory Ruling and Limited Waiver Released

July 12, 2022

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) released a Declaratory Ruling and Limited Waiver regarding the requirement for a Certified Professional Engineer to certify Broadband Data Collection (BDC) Maps in DA 22-733. In January 2021, the FCC released the Third Report and Order providing that in addition to the corporate officer certification, each mobile and fixed service…

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Memo: BDC Production Fabric Available

June 27, 2022

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced the BDC Production Fabric (Fabric) is available in DA 22-668. Service providers are encouraged to access their fabric and start the Broadband Data Collection (BDC) filing early. Accessing the Fabric will be different depending on your activity with the preliminary Fabric data. Download the full memo for additional information….

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