The FCC rescinded a report showing its own program has helped spur falling bandwidth prices and new access to high-speed broadband for schools and libraries.
Recently in Broadband Category
February 08, 2017
January 23, 2017
President Donald Trump's pick for chairman of the influential agency could signal big changes for net neutrality and a new focus for the nation's broadband policies.
October 13, 2016
The wireless provider pledges to bring connectivity to 1 million impoverished students, by offering them free smartphones, tablets, laptops, and "hotspot" devices.
September 15, 2016
School and library requests for federal support for many high-speed Internet connections more than doubled since 2015, according to a new analysis by Funds for Learning.
September 08, 2016
State and federal officials convened on Capitol Hill for the release of SETDA's latest report that calls for more robust broadband connections to schools and a bridging of the homework gap.
June 14, 2016
The powerful D.C. circuit court gave the Federal Communications Commission a major win by sustaining controversial 2015 rules that protect an "open" internet.
May 13, 2016
Fifty-two New York districts will receive technology funds following the first meeting of the review board for a massive new state bond program.
March 18, 2016
New subsidies for home-broadband access and more public Wi-Fi are among the strategies Democratic Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel wants to see the FCC adopt.
February 18, 2016
The Consortium for School Networking issued a report intended to help districts gather information about off-school connectivity and then provide solutions for students lacking access.
February 03, 2016
Lower-income parents have "overwhelmingly positive" views about technology for their children, but significant digital inequities persist, according to the Joan Ganz Cooney Center.