Students heading back to school this fall that lack access to high-speed broadband will continue to rely upon libraries for homework assignments. Over the past few years, the U.S.
The Federal Communications Commission has, for years, sought to issue funding decisions by Sept. 1 for applications made through E-rate, a federal program that subsidizes phone and internet access for public schools and libraries.
A project that is supposed to bring high-speed broadband connections to schools and libraries in Navajo and Gila counties (AZ) and eventually to homeowners and businesses could lose state and federal funding.
A consortium established by Gov Rick Snyder (R-MI) has come up with a wide range of recommendations for increasing broadband availability in the state, which currently ranks 30th among the 50 states in broadband availability and 34th on broadband
Community leaders, industry powerhouses, and policymakers come together at the Schools, Health & Libraries Broadband (SHLB) Coalition's Annual Conference to build the future of broadband bit by bit. No other conference includes education, health, industry, and policy sectors uniting to discuss how broadband empowers the entire community. Join us as we dive into the nuts and bolts of E-rate, Rural Health Care, Broadband Infrastructure, and so much more.
As of 2017, an estimated 6.5 million students nationwide attended schools that didn’t have the Internet bandwidth needed to support digital learning. More than 2,000 schools lacked fiber connections.
In this notice, the Federal Communications Commission's Wireline Competition Bureau announces that there is sufficient funding available to fully meet the Universal Service Administrative Company’s (USAC) estimated demand for category one and cate
The Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development is seeking applications to support regional economic development planning efforts in rural communities under the Rural Economic Development Innovation (REDI) initiative.
After a series of errors associated with the Universal Service Administrative Company’s (USAC’s) roll-out of the ERate Productivity Center (EPC), the web-based account and application management portal for the E-Rate program, Pribilof School Distr