Four Steps Towards E-Rate Connectivity and Competition

There’s more we can do to improve the effectiveness of the E-rate program.

  1. Special Construction Offers More Competition and Lower Costs
  2. Buyer Consortia Can Lower Costs and Should Be Encouraged and Expanded
  3. Improved Administration Would Expand the Reach of E-Rate and Lower Costs
  4. State and Local Efforts Magnify the Positive Impact of E-Rate