FCC to invest additional USD 2 bln in broadband for schools

Monday 3 February 2014 | 21:59 CET | News
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has announced that the agency will invest an additional USD 2 billion over the next two years to support broadband networks in United States' schools and libraries. This represents a doubling of investment in broadband and will connect 20 million students in at least 15,000 schools to broadband access. Funding for new investments in broadband will come from reprioritising existing E-Rate funds to focus on high-capacity internet connectivity, increasing efficiency and modernising management of the E-Rate programme. 

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Categories: Internet
Companies: FCC
Countries: United States
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Awesome! I work in ANAC, the regulatory authority in Cape Verde Islands and it´s good to hear about the spreading of broadband networks in the schools in the USA! Keep the good work!
Joao Gomes @ 5/2/2014 - 12:15

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