TITLE

FCC Awards Wireless Pilot Project Grants

PUB. DATE
March 2011
SOURCE
Electronic Education Report;3/21/2011, Vol. 18 Issue 6, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has awarded grants totaled 9 million U.S. dollars which will impact 35,000 students across 14 states under its Learning on the Go wireless pilot program in the U.S. The program aims to help K-12 students in connecting to the Internet at home and increase their access to digital textbooks and interactive learning. The pilot also builds on the FCC's modernization to help schools and librarians gain connectivity by supporting off-campus Internet connections and follow National Broadband plan recommendations.
ACCESSION #
60618526

 

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