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Special Construction: A Solid Way to Save Your Tech Dollars and Build a Future Proof Network for Your School
The FCC Promotes Special Construction for High Speed Broadband Networks for Schools and Libraries Across the Nation After 20 years, on June 27, 2020, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC or Commission) Permanently Eliminated the E-rate Amortization Requirement thereby easing burden on schools and advancing high speed broadband fiber buildout and infrastructure deployment to our nations’
SETDA’s emphasizes the Importance of Increased High-Speed Broadband in K-12 Education SETDA released its Broadband Imperative III, and the report shows the global economy depends on reliable and robust access to the Internet. From job searches and banking, to shopping and entertainment, digital tools and online resources touch every aspect of our lives—in the personal
In case you missed it, Velocity Fiber sponsored a webinar last week titled “E-rate and Fiber Networks: Demystifying Special Construction.” Cynthia Schultz, our Federal Regulatory and Compliance Counsel, put together and moderated a terrific group of presenters including Joe Freddoso (former Cisco executive and former President and CEO of MCNC/The North Carolina Research and Education
ICYMI our very own Greg Elliott (SVP, Customer Solutions & Satisfaction) recently hosted a very informative webinar entitled “Show Me the Money: E-rate and a Whole Lot More” and hosted by our friends at edWeb.net. Special thanks to our EdTech All-Star lineup including Dr. Sheryl Abshire, Cynthia Schultz, Esq., and Josh Chisom! Whether your district
If you didn’t hear, the FCC voted to auction off part of the 2.5 GHz spectrum that was reserved for Educational Broadband Service (EBS). Even though Velocity Fiber can bring ultra fast managed lit and dark fiber service to school facilities, building fiber infrastructure out to the home is costly and often cost prohibitive. The
It is hard to believe, but July 1st means that another E-rate season is upon us, and all of us at Velocity Fiber are excited! We have been working hard finishing up a fiber build in Pennsylvania, revamping our proposal and pricing templates for E-rate FY2020, and developing new relationships in the EdTech community. We
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If you’re open to at least visiting about a refreshing approach to lit and dark fiber networks, we would love to learn more about your organization and technology plans. Don’t worry. We’re relaxed and not a high-pressure group! It is just one way we do things differently at Velocity Fiber.