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2014-07-01 12:28:37

PARSIPPANY, N.J., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Health care providers that are eligible for telecommunications or broadband assistance from the federal Rural Health Care (RHC) program and the recently launched Healthcare Connect Fund (HCF) but do not have the resources or experience to manage the application process have a significant new source of support to help attain funding and improve operational efficiencies: Solix Grant Applicant Consulting. This new service is one of several...

2014-06-30 23:19:44

Nearly half of respondents feel their Internet is inadequate for current needs. EDMOND, OKLA. (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 As the need for student Internet access increases, the E-rate program is at a crossroads. To stimulate discussion on this topic, Funds For Learning, the nation’s largest E-rate consulting firm, releases the results of its 2014 E-rate Survey at the ISTE 2014 Conference and Expo in Atlanta. The data serves to inform debate over the direction of the program and involve those...

2014-06-13 23:04:02

In advance of a key vote by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) set for early July, a broad and diverse coalition of 106 organizations sent a letter with detailed recommendations to the FCC today, urging it to modernize and expand the E-rate program—the federal government’s program for connecting the nation’s schools and libraries to the internet. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 13, 2014 In advance of a key vote by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) set for early July,...

2014-05-19 23:05:48

Advantage Engineers, LLC was recently awarded a contract to provide engineering services for the Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC). The contract will support the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) Connect America Fund initiative. Columbia, Maryland (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 Advantage Engineers, LLC was recently awarded a contract to provide engineering services for the Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC). The contract will support the Federal Communications...

2014-04-22 23:01:10

Yesterday the Alliance for Excellent Education submitted to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) names of nearly 3,000 educators, students, and citizens who support the continued expansion and modernization of high-speed broadband connections in schools and libraries across the nation. These signatures demonstrate the need for the FCC to act to reach the goal of connecting 99 percent of students to high-speed internet in five years. Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 Yesterday...

2014-04-16 23:14:32

Available to USAC E-Rate Service Providers, Consultants, and Consumers Mandeville, LA (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Today, My Code Matters, LLC announces major enhancements to its MyErate.com website. In addition to the existing MyErate.com features and benefits, these enhancements provide new and existing customers with increased flexibility in monitoring and analysis of USAC Schools and Libraries E-Rate related funding. “This new update provides features derived directly from user...

2014-03-25 16:28:15

Educational Leaders Highlight The Importance of Funding for Web Hosting To Support Parental Engagement and Digital Learning STATE COLLEGE, Pa., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- One hundred percent of K-12 district administrators participating in a national survey responded that Web hosting should remain funded as a Priority One Service within the E-rate program. A Web hosting service provides a means for a school or library to maintain a website on the Internet. In total, more than 400...

Broadband Internet In Schools The Focus Of New FCC Spending Bill
2014-02-04 04:40:04

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is set to reveal plans to double a fund devoted to bringing broadband Internet connections to schools and libraries, supporting a White House push to wire all American schools with faster connection speeds. Slated to be announced on Wednesday, the new spending will come from a reorientation of the $2.4 billion E-Rate program, which supplies money for “advanced telecommunications and...

2014-01-16 23:27:58

Hypersign, Avionex's award winning digital signage software, has been accepted into the Federal E-rate program. Greenville, Spartanburg (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 Hypersign, Avionex's award-winning digital signage service, has been accepted into USAC's School and Library E-rate funding program. Hypersign's service will be placed under the program's Priority One section, designed specifically for telecommunication and internet access services. The E-rate federal funding...

2013-11-08 23:02:37

“Together, we can—and will—bring the nation’s schools and libraries into the digital age,” says Gov. Bob Wise. Washington, DC (PRWEB) November 08, 2013 This morning, the Alliance for Excellent Education submitted to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) names and comments from more than 1,000 educators, students, and other citizens who support the expansion of broadband connections in schools and libraries across the nation. The petition urges the FCC to take swift action...


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  • A spider.
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'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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