It's that time of year again--the federal E-rate program is getting underway, and with program updates and refreshes in recent years, you might need a primer on this year's program.
The E-rate program helps schools and libraries access high-speed internet and telecommunications at prices that won't break the bank.
At the end of 2014, the Federal Communications Commission voted to increase funding to the federal E-rate program by $1.5 billion. The vote brought the annual program cap from $2.4 billion to $3.9 billion.
Supporters of the increase noted that the additional funding was critical to a program that can address so many troubling...
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