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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...

2013-11-01 23:19:08

ISTE urges educators to share E-Rate success stories with Federal Communications Commission. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) November 01, 2013 There’s still time to have an impact on the future of the E-Rate thanks to the extension of the deadline for filing comments to Nov. 8. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) granted this extension following the recent 16-day government shut down. “The impact of the E-Rate program on our schools has been transformational, but as technology...

2013-10-31 23:34:42

Rivada Networks, driving leading edge public safety communications solutions, appoints former FCC Chairman Mark Fowler to the Company Board of Directors. Colorado Springs, CO (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Rivada Networks is pleased to announce the appointment of Mark S. Fowler, former chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”), to the company’s board of directors. Mr. Fowler served as chairman of the FCC under President Reagan, from 1981-1987, and is its longest serving...

2013-10-31 23:01:01

Connect Puerto Rico broadband maps help inform funding decision resulting in Puerto Rico being among the first to receive approval. San Juan, PR (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Today, the Federal Communications Commission approved $32 million of Connect America Funding to connect underserved homes and businesses in Alaska, Hawaii, and Puerto Rico. The majority of these funds, $31.6 million, have been granted to Puerto Rico Telephone Company and are expected to bring broadband to 40,736 homes and...


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