The National Broadband Availability Map


Covered Geography:

National, with extra detail for participating states (WA, OR, CA, WY, UT, CO, NM, NE, MN, WI, MI, MO, IL, IN, TN, GA, NC, VA, WV, MA, NH, ME)

Geography Type:

Census Block; Zip Code

Mapped Portion of Network:

Last Mile Connectivity

Map Description:

Proprietary map of broadband access only available to NTIA staff and participants in the State Broadband Leaders Network.

Coverage Definition:

The NBAM platform helps identify regions with insufficient service and compare multiple data-sets to identify discrepancies in broadband availability (e.g. served vs. underserved or unserved).

Collection Method:

Includes data from the FCC, U.S. Census Bureau, Universal Service Administrative Company, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Ookla, Measurement Lab, and the state governments. The platform includes both publicly available and non-public data. Non-public data may be business sensitive or have licensing restrictions that prevent public disclosure.