Recharged: Schools, libraries get full $3.9B E-Rate funding
May 22, 2015
The Federal Communications Commission will be able to honor all the funding requests through its E-Rate program for next school year.
David Stegon was a staff reporter for FedScoop and StateScoop from 2011-2014.
The Federal Communications Commission, the Wireless Internet Institute and the Global Initiative for Inclusive Information and Communications Technology hosted a workshop on broadband adoption and persons with disabilities inquiry on Wednesday.
The workshop included stakeholders and policymakers from the broadband industry and disability community. The discussion focused on ways to measure broadband deployment and adoption by persons with disabilities across the globe; social, economic and cultural barriers to broadband deployment and adoption; and outreach and marketing of broadband to people with disabilities.