Slashdot is powered by your submissions, so send in your scoop

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
BLACK FRIDAY DEAL: Trust the World's Fastest VPN with Your Internet Security & Freedom--A Lifetime Subscription of PureVPN at $48 with coupon code "BFRIDAY20" ×

Submission + - FCC Approves Plan To Spend $2B Over Next Two Years On School Wi-Fi (itworld.com)

itwbennett writes: The Federal Communications Commission, in a 3-2 party-line vote Friday, approved a plan to revamp the 17-year-old E-Rate program, which pays for telecom services for schools and libraries, by phasing out funding for voice service, Web hosting and paging services, and redirecting money to Wi-Fi. FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler had proposed a $5 billion budget for Wi-Fi, but Republican commissioners and some lawmakers had questioned where the money would come from. Still, the E-Rate revamp approved Friday contemplates a $1 billion-a-year target for Wi-Fi projects 'year after year,' Wheeler said.
This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

FCC Approves Plan To Spend $2B Over Next Two Years On School Wi-Fi

Comments Filter:

Passwords are implemented as a result of insecurity.

Working...