The commission has been exploring the broadening of the E-Rate program, a high-cost program under the Universal Service Fund.
There is a widespread concern that there is a lack of skills training provided for broadband deployment and maintenance.
The virtual world where avatars can meet as if they were in real life can be a companion for education.
Fiber providers, equipment companies and consultants discussed their work in communities in a session at Fiber Connect
Artificial intelligence can help fill in gaps when teacher resources are limited, an event heard.
Barriers to closing the divide including awareness of programs, resources and increasing digital literacy.
The policy statement provides the guiding principles for which the FTC will review the collection and use of children's data online.
The organization is concerned that access to federal money will come with burdensome reporting.
Industry officials say the commission’s approach to E-rate competition would burden applicants.
The agency has now committed $3.8 billion from the $7.17-billion program.
Students in a Houston-area school district hosted a panel on connecting schools and libraries as part of a national event on bridging the digital divide.
EducationSuperHighway is signing up partners and will launch November 4.
The program is designed to help schools, libraries and students.
The $285-million program will help connect minority educational institutions.
Friday's Gigabit Libraries Network conversation will feature Drew Clark of Broadband Breakfast and John Busby of BroadbandNow.
Acting chairwoman said the need for the Emergency Broadband Benefit will outlive the pandemic.
The FCC is now accepting applications for the historic $7-billion Emergency Connectivity Fund to help get students connected.
Experts sing the praises of gaming in education.
June 7, 2021- Librarians and broadband enthusiasts affiliated with the Gigabit Libraries Network discussed the benefits of connectivity from new […]
The FCC’s May 10 order said schools and libraries could not use connectivity funds to build self-provisioned networks.
AMERICAN FORK, Utah, May 13, 2021 – Facebook’s involvement in Utah technology education has grown since it broke ground in […]
The speed of the broadband service used was only one component of the issues students faced.
Acting FCC Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel on Friday released rules for the Emergency Connectivity Fund, answering many questions about the program.
Digital liaisons who speak multiple languages can help guide multilingual communities for the digital future.
The agency is expected to vote on policies for the new connectivity fund by mid-May, chairwoman says.
April 7, 2021 – Libraries should monitor their broadband speeds and ensure they are getting quality connections, according to library […]
April 6, 2021 – In a webinar last week hosted by the Schools, Health, and Libraries Broadband Coalition (SHLB), panelists […]
March 30, 2021 – Despite expanded funding for the E-Rate internet subsidy program for schools and libraries, the Michigan State […]
March 24, 2021 – Educators must come up with ways to enhance the online learning experience or students will end […]
March 24, 2021 – The lack of available and quality broadband access is worsening the disparity between low- and high-income […]
March 23, 2021 – Assistant principal William Jeffery has noticed a trend. In an interview with Broadband Breakfast on Monday, […]
March 1, 2021 – The Schools, Health and Libraries Broadband Coalition has applauded the House of Representatives passing a bill […]
February 25, 2021—As the demand for broadband continues to grow during the pandemic, so too must the workforce responsible for […]
February 23, 2021 – Texas education commissioner Mike Morath declared in January that the state “basically completely closed” the digital […]
February 23, 2021—During the COVID-19 pandemic, television broadcasting stations have implemented datacasting technology to assist in the distance learning that […]
February 16, 2021 – As the educational technology industry sees an explosion of interest as more kids are schooled at […]
February 8, 2021—The former head of the National Telecommunications Infrastructure Administration is recommending the government expand the E-Rate subsidy program, […]
February 2, 2021 – Democratic Sen. Ed Markey’s communications policy focus this Congress will be on net neutrality, children and […]
January 22, 2021—The Schools, Health & Libraries Broadband Coalition released its 2021 Policy Roadmap on Thursday—an agenda to promote open, […]
January 19, 2021—Technology is adapting to accelerate students’ potential to learn from home, as teachers and students have been obligated […]