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 Deployment Reports and Notices of Inquiry, please click on the links below.


Broadband Deployment Reports & Notices of Inquiry


Document

Date Released

FCC No.

Docket No.

Link to Notice of Inquiry

Link to Report

2018 Broadband Deployment Report 2/2/2018 FCC No. 18-10 GN Docket 17-199 Thirteenth Section 706 Report NOI
PDF
2018 Report
PDF
 
Twelfth Notice of Inquiry 8/4/2016 FCC No. 16-100 GN Docket No. 16-245 Twelfth NOI
PDF
 
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