Items tagged "E-Rate"
Public Knowledge Files Comments Urging FCC to Expand the E-Rate Program to Connect Students During PandemicFebruary 17, 2021 Broadband Access , coronavirus , Covid-19 , E-Rate , FCC , remote learning
Yesterday, Public Knowledge joined New America’s Open Technology Institute in filing comments in response to the Federal Communications Commission’s Public Notice on the use of E-Rate funds to enable remote learning.Read More
Public Knowledge Welcomes Commissioner Rosenworcel as FCC Acting Chair to Protect ConsumersJanuary 21, 2021 Affordable Broadband , Broadband Access , consumer protections , E-Rate , E911 , FCC , Lifeline , Net Neutrality , Save Broadband Privacy
Today, President Joe Biden named Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel as acting chair of the Federal Communications Commission. Commissioner Rosenworcel has been a strong advocate for broadband affordability, student access through the E-Rate program to in-home broadband connectivity, and generally a more consumer-focused FCC. Public Knowledge commends Commissioner Rosenworcel for her work in championing the public interest.Read More
Modernizing E-Rate Brings U.S. One Step Closer to Digital EquityDecember 23, 2014 Broadband , E-Rate , FCC , Wi-Fi
On December 11th, the Federal Communications Commission voted to move forward with much needed and long awaited reforms to our nation’s E-rate program. With a 3-2 vote, Democratic Commissioners moved forward on a process that allocates $1 billion annually for expanded Wi-Fi connections in our schools and libraries.Read More