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Chairman Wheeler Gives Glimpse of E-Rate 2.0

Tom Wheeler, the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, gave an address on Digital Learning Day, February 5, 2014 that was related to the FCC’s ongoing process to modernize the E-Rate program. In the fall, the FCC requested suggestions and … Continue reading

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FCC Seeking Comments on Modernizing E-Rate

On July 23rd, the FCC issued a Notice of Proposed Rule Making (NPRM) on the E-Rate program with the purpose to: Ensure that schools and libraries have affordable access to 21st century broadband that supports digital learning Maximize the cost … Continue reading

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FCC: Telephone Companies Must Follow Low-Price Rules for Schools

eSchool News is reporting that the FCC is finally providing guidance and possibly teeth to a rule that was made in 1997 that requires telecommunication providers to give schools and libraries the lowest possible price for their services. This rule … Continue reading

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