Federal agency responsible for the National Information Infrastructure (NII) Initiative. National Telecommunication and Information Administration gopher site has documentation about telecommunications funding.
The agency of the Federal government, within the Department of Commerce, that regulates all federally owned and operated telecommunications systems. The NTIA often works in cooperation with the FCC, but the two agencies are independent of each other.
an agency of the U.S. Department of Commerce, the Executive Branch's principal voice on domestic and international telecommunications and information technology issues. NTIA is the agency within DoC that manages the cooperative agreement with VeriSign and the Memorandum of Understanding with ICANN. (See http://www.ntia.doc.gov/)
The federal government's spectrum management.
An office of the U.S. Commerce Department that is designated to provide "seed grants" to support experimental education and other public-benefit uses of the NII.
The federal government's executive branch advisory committee for telecommunications.
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) is an agency of the United States Department of Commerce that serves as the President's principal adviser on telecommunications policies pertaining to the United States' economic and technological advancement and to regulation of the telecommunications industry.