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ECF Application Window Countdown: 8 Days to Window Close

The second Emergency Connectivity Fund Program application filing window is open for schools and libraries to request funding for connected devices and broadband connections for off-campus use by students, school staff, and library patrons for the current 2021-22 school year. … Continue reading

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FCC announces over $5 billion in funding requests for the Emergency Connectivity Fund Program and opens a second application window

WASHINGTON, August 25, 2021—The Federal Communications Commission today announced that it has received requests for $5.137 billion to fund 9.1 million connected devices and 5.4 million broadband connections as part of the $7.17 billion Emergency Connectivity Fund Program. The first … Continue reading

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FCC Announces Emergency Connectivity Fund Application Window Will Open on June 29

Schools and Libraries Will Have 45 Days to Apply for Support to Aid Students Who Fall into the Homework Gap WASHINGTON, June 15, 2021—Today, FCC Acting Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel announced schools and libraries can begin to file applications on June … Continue reading

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Rural Broadband Providers Work with FCC to Meet Internet Needs of Students in Low-Income Families

Hundreds of Rate-of-Return Carriers Will Provide Discounts and Service Upgrades to Help Families Obtain Needed Broadband Services- WASHINGTON, October 1, 2020-The Federal Communications Commission this week enabled hundreds of rural broadband providers to offer discounts and service upgrades to families … Continue reading

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Kajeet Launches #ConnectEdNow Campaign to Increase Affordable Connectivity to K-12 Schools and Districts

Kajeet®, the nation’s leader for safe, affordable K-12 mobile solutions, announces the ConnectEdNow™ campaign to connect every student, school, and district. The ConnectEdNow campaign is a new, affordable connectivity solution designed to provide students the Internet access and online resources … Continue reading

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4 Broadband Recommendations for Education Technology Leaders

A new report emphasizes equitable Internet access at school and elsewhere. A new broadband report from the State Educational Technology Directors Association (SETDA), which represents U.S. state and territorial education technology leaders, encourages education technology leaders and policymakers to continue … Continue reading

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SETDA Releases The Broadband Imperative II: Equitable Access for Learning

State leaders continue to advocate for increased high speed broadband in K12 education September 8, 2016 (Washington D.C.) Today, the State Educational Technology Directors Association (SETDA), the principal membership association representing the U.S. state and territorial educational technology leaders announced … Continue reading

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Governor Hassan visits Ellis School to Celebrate Increased Connectivity

The Ellis School in Fremont opened this morning with a celebration of connectivity.  The school recently enlisted the help of the New Hampshire School Connectivity Initiative to work towards increasing broadband to students in the school.  NHSCI has partnered with … Continue reading

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SAU 19 Celebrates the completion of dark fiber WAN at Goffstown High School

Come on Baby Light my Fiber…and that’s what we did in New Hampshire this week.  SAU 19 hosted a celebration on the completion of a district wide dark fiber to the premise WAN at Goffstown High School. Pictured are (left … Continue reading

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How to Give Rural America Broadband? Look to the Early 1900s

ZENA, Okla. — From the sofa in his living room, Clinton Creason can see the electric pole outside that his father staked 70 years ago to bring power to this remote area of hilly cattle pastures. Electricity came late here … Continue reading

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