Arkansas officials now believe they can meet national school-connectivity goals by reprogramming existing funds and better leveraging federal E-rate dollars.
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August 15, 2014
July 11, 2014
The FCC on Friday approved some of the biggest structural changes to the E-rate in the federal program's 18-year history.
July 10, 2014
Rural school advocates have questioned whether they will lose money as part of FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler's proposal to change the E-rate, which the commission will consider on July 11.
July 08, 2014
FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai, a Republican, accuses the Democratic majority on the commission of having "rejected almost every suggestion" he's made on a draft E-rate policy.
July 02, 2014
The prospect of an Internet "slow lane" for ed-tech companies that don't "pay to play" raises four areas of concern for these organizations.
July 01, 2014
Today's FCC report shows how additional E-rate funding will affect students, schools, and libraries in all 50 states over the next five years.
June 20, 2014
High-level efforts are underway to change an Arkansas state law that forbids K-12 schools from accessing a statewide broadband network serving colleges and universities.
June 18, 2014
Internet service providers relying on older DSL technology struggle to reliably provide the download speeds they advertise, according to a new report from the Federal Communications Commission.
June 17, 2014
Federal officials' speed in reworking E-rate policy could determine whether as many as 10 million or as few as 4 million students benefit from improved Wi-Fi.
June 17, 2014
In an open letter to the FCC, ed-tech companies argue that the competitiveness of U.S. industry and education depends on greater broadband infrastructure.