Statement of Patrick S. Finn on the FCC’s Order to Modernize and Reform the E-Rate Program
“The FCC, under the leadership of Chairman Tom Wheeler, has taken a vital first step toward E-rate modernization and reform today.” It’s critical that we modernize and reform the E-Rate program to connect all classrooms across the country to high-speed wireless broadband within five years. Today’s order, which provides an additional $2 billion toward Wi-Fi […]
Winning Back the Weather Radio Channels Adds Capacity to 5GHz Wi-Fi Spectrum
In my last blog on 5 GHz spectrum, I discussed the recent FCC ruling that permitted outdoor access points to use the U-NII 1 band (5150-5250 MHz). But the...
What, Why, Where, When, How: The New FCC Ruling Around 5 GHz
You don’t need me to tell you to know that we are in the midst of a technology revolution. It’s mobilizing the internet. And it’s transforming the way billions of...
Connecting Every School in America To High – Speed broadband
In every school district in America today, educators are faced with a simple, yet critically important, question. How do we obtain, implement, and integrate transformative technology into all of our schools and classrooms? Some districts have embraced technology and put mobile and collaborative devices in the hands of students. In The Katy School District in […]