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Educators ask FCC to subsidize cybersecurity costs

by Betsy Foresman • 1 month ago

The E-Rate program helps schools provide internet access, but education stakeholders say cybersecurity services should also be included.

Educators like the FCC's new rural broadband fund proposal

by Betsy Foresman • 2 months ago

If created, the commission would funnel $20.4 million in subsidies to broadband infrastructure projects in underserved rural areas.

FCC votes to auction off Educational Broadband Service in 2020

by Ryan Johnston • 3 months ago

Telecommunications providers will soon compete for licenses for the 2.5 GHz spectrum to build out the next generation of their wireless networks.

Demand for broadband in schools strong, E-Rate survey shows

by Betsy Foresman • 4 months ago

E-Rate recipients came out in record numbers for an annual survey conducted by Funds For Learning, which found sustained demand for bandwidth.

Education Dept. pleads FCC not to repurpose wireless broadband service

by Colin Wood • 4 months ago

The department wrote the commission a letter asking it to maintain the Educational Broadband Service's "educational nature."

Edtech leaders praise $250 million 'Digital Equity Act' for state and local government

by Betsy Foresman • 6 months ago

The Digital Equity Act aims to expand internet access to millions more Americans, providing new opportunities to succeed in school and the workforce.

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