This page provides information on the FCC’s inquiry into whether “advanced telecommunications capability” is being deployed to all Americans in a reasonable and timely fashion, as required by section 706 of the Telecommunications Act of 1996. Advanced telecommunications capability is high-speed, switched, broadband telecommunications that enables users to originate and receive high-quality voice, data, graphics, and video using any technology. 
To access the FCC’s Broadband Progress Notices of Inquiry and Broadband Progress Reports, please click on the links below.


Broadband Progress Reports & Notices of Inquiry


Document

Date Released

FCC No.

Docket No.

Link to Notice of Inquiry

Link to Report

2016 Broadband Progress Report 1/29/2016 FCC No. 16-6 GN Docket No. 15-191 Eleventh NOI
PDF

2016 Report
PDF

2016 Report Webpage

2015 Broadband Progress Report

 

2/4/2015

FCC No. 14-113

GN Docket No. 14-126

Tenth NOI
PDF

2015 Report
PDF

2015 Report Webpage

Ninth Notice of Inquiry Docket

2/4/2015

FCC No. 12-91

GN Docket No. 12-228

Ninth NOI
PDF

Ninth NOI Closure
PDF

 

Eighth Broadband Progress Report

8/21/2012

FCC No. 12-90

GN Docket No. 11-121

Eighth NOI
PDF

Eighth Report
PDF

Eighth Report Webpage

Seventh Broadband Progress Report

5/20/2011

FCC No. 11-78

GN Docket No. 10-159

Seventh NOI
PDF

Seventh Report
PDF

Seventh Report Webpage

Sixth Broadband Progress Report

7/20/2010

FCC No. 10-129

GN Docket Nos. 09-137, 09-51

Sixth NOI
PDF

Sixth Report
PDF

Sixth Report Webpage

Fifth Broadband Progress Report

6/12/2008

FCC No. 08-88

GN Docket No. 07-45

Fifth NOI
PDF

Fifth Report
PDF

Fifth Report Webpage

Fourth Broadband Progress Report

9/9/2004

FCC No. 04-208

GN Docket No. 04-54

Fourth NOI
PDF

Fourth Report
PDF

Fourth Report Webpage

Third Broadband Progress Report

2/6/2002

FCC No. 02-33

CC Docket No. 98-146

Third NOI
PDF

Third Report
PDF

Third Report Webpage

Second Broadband Progress Report

8/21/2000

FCC No. 00-290

CC Docket No. 98-146

Second NOI
PDF

Second Report
PDF

Second Report Webpage

First Broadband Progress Report

2/2/1999

FCC No. 99-5

CC Docket No. 98-146

First NOI
PDF

First Report
TXT

First Report Webpage

 

Bureau/Office: 

Updated: 
Thursday, March 27, 2014