The FCC’s extensive eRate overhaul includes a new type of eligible service, managed Wi-Fi, which could lead to more outsourced networks in K-12 schools

[caption id="attachment_151692" align="alignleft" width="150"]managed-Wi-Fi Managed Wi-Fi will be eligible for eRate support as a Category 2 service.[/caption]

[Editor’s note: This is the second in a series of articles examining the new eRate rules and how they will affect schools.]

On page 49 of its “Seventh Report and Order,” a 176-page document that rewrites the rules governing the $2.4 billion-a-year eRate, the Federal Communications Commission...

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