• by kmeaney@marketresearch.com
  • July 30 2014

FCC E-Rate Modernization Plan Should Benefit Software Industry

From Electronic Education Report, July 18, 2014

The E-rate program over its 18-year life has helped connect almost all U.S. schools and libraries to the Internet. With a new set of rules issued in July, the Federal Communications Commission laid the groundwork to continue to support broadband connectivity to buildings while expanding support for robust Wi-Fi networks within classrooms for digital learning.

The changes made by the FCC are intended to:

•Significantly expand funding for Wi-Fi...