With $2 billion in funding in its first two years, the recently passed E-rate modernization order will be a boon to broadband providers, and a bust for other companies.
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July 24, 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 07, 2014
The potential of technology to personalize learning, to boost achievement and to better equip learners to thrive in college and career is no secret. Yet, to realize this potential, kids must be connected.
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.