The FCC Office of Native Affairs and Policy is seeking applications for membership on the Native Nations Communications Task Force. The issues to be considered by the Task Force may include, but are not limited to: (i) executing the Commission’s Tribal Consultation policy; (ii) identifying barriers to broadband deployment that are unique to Tribal lands; (iii) ensuring Tribal concerns are considered in all Commission proceedings related to broadband and other Commission undertakings that affect Tribal interests regarding communications services and facilities."
According the toe FCC's 2018 Broadband Deployment Report, "adoption rates on Tribal Lands is just 32.6%."
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