Woods had been the inaugural Director of the Office of Minority Broadband Initiatives at the National Telecommunications and Information Administration.
While NTIA will interpret grant funding under the law, it’s up to states to determine where to allocate money.
Brenda Lawrence, a democratic representative from Michigan, introduced new legislation that will help measure the nation’s digital literacy.
NTIA is likely to continue to oversee the $42.5 billion for broadband from the IIJA.
The more detail, the better, NTIA officials said of program.
Conference, which hosted the Digital Infrastructure Investment show, digs into pressing connectivity issues.