Emma Christman

USTelecom Statement on Notice of Funding Opportunity

Background: Today the Department of Commerce released the Broadband Equity, Access, and Deployment (BEAD) Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) offering new guidance for the states. 

The following statement can be attributed to USTelecom President and CEO Jonathan Spalter:

“The Administration worked very hard to produce this initial guidance to bring internet for all in America and we appreciate their efforts. USTelecom’s members stand ready to go to work to quickly achieve our shared vision of a fully connected America and ensure that this historic funding will be put to its best and highest uses.”


USTelecom is the national trade association representing technology providers, innovators, suppliers, and manufacturers committed to connecting the world through the power of broadband. Visit us at