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New rules upgrade broadband for schools and libraries

by Larry Magid This article originally appeared in the San Jose¬†Mercury¬†News The Federal Communications Commission last week approved new rules for the E-Rate program that will modernize broadband for schools and libraries. Established by Congress in the Telecommunications Act of … Continue reading

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FCC Modernizes E-Rate for Schools and Libraries

It’s time to modernize school technology (Credit: London School of Economics, 1981 — via Flickr Creative Commons) The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday voted to modernize E-Rate. E-Rate was established in 1996 to provide federal subsidies to schools and libraries … Continue reading

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FCC Chair on E-Rate and Net Neutrality

by Larry Magid September 23, 2010 (this article originally appeared on CNET News.com) As chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, Julius Genachowski is playing a key role in what could turn out to be sweeping changes in the way the … Continue reading

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