A clearer picture of broadband availability

Form 477 reporting  wasn’t designed to provide a location-specific view of where broadband is (and isn’t). BroadbandFabric Availability Data brings you closer to the ground-truth of existing broadband coverage with data layers ready when you are. We analyze every parcel of land, cross reference infrastructure and coverage data, and run statistical scoring to determine the likelihood that a given location is served.

How it works

Broadband DATA Act

Better broadband maps are coming

BroadbandFabric Availability Data is the bridge until improved publicly available broadband maps are available. In the coming years, the FCC and collaborating federal agencies will produce improved Broadband Maps that provide a sub-census block view of the areas served and unserved by broadband. The Broadband DATA Act, signed into law in March 2020, instructs the FCC to build a Broadband Serviceable Location Fabric, which will ‘serve as a foundation on which fixed broadband availability is overlaid’ (Source: 47 U.S.C. § 642(b)(1)(B).).

Furthermore, broadband coverage reporting will be refined to require providers to submit coverage detail at the sub-census block level (within the census block). When combined with more robust challenge and crowd-sourcing processes, the goal is to produce an accurate understanding of where broadband service is and isn’t available in the U.S. Until then, the BroadbandFabric Availability Data can give your team granular estimates.

How can we help you leverage availability data?

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