47 CFR § 1.7007 - Establishing the Fabric.
§ 1.7007 Establishing the Fabric.
(a) The Commission shall create the Fabric, a common dataset of all locations in the United States where fixed broadband internet access service can be installed. The Fabric shall:
(1) Contain geocoded information for each location where fixed broadband internet access service can be installed;
(2) Serve as the foundation upon which all data relating to the availability of fixed broadband internet access service collected pursuant to the Digital Opportunity Data Collection shall be overlaid;
(3) Be compatible with commonly used Geographical Information Systems (GIS) software; and
(4) Be updated every 6 months by the Commission.
(b) The Commission shall prioritize implementing the Fabric for rural and insular areas of the United States.
[85 FR 50907, Aug. 18, 2020]