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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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FCC chairman outlines broadband plan for kids

by Larry Magid This article initially appeared on CNET News.com Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski laid out the “broadband plan for children and families” Friday at the National Museum of American History in Washington, D.C. Referring to children as … Continue reading

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