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176 pages and many hours distilled into a summary of the July 11 E-rate Order

After checking the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) website several times each day between July 11 when the Commission adopted an Order in the E-rate Modernization proceeding and when it was released to the public on July 23, things have been

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ALA, ACRL file network neutrality comments with FCC

Today the American Library Association (ALA) and the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) urged the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to adopt the legally enforceable network neutrality rules necessary to fulfill library missions and serve communities nationwide. The ALA

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FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler speaks on your libraries, E-rate and calls for improvement

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL5E1ShbPqE4D3185e2amBI8q-Gs2-tXB1 During the ALA Annual Conference that wrapped  up a few weeks ago, the Washington Office secured a video from the Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, Tom Wheeler. We are pleased to share four clips from the video for

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E-rate modernization process in the news

The FCC’s recent 3-2 vote to approve a reform order as part of its ongoing effort to modernize the E-rate program came in the midst of significant discussion and debate among policymakers and program stakeholders. Below are news articles that

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FCC extends network neutrality filing deadline

FCC Press Secretary Kim Hart issued the following statement this afternoon: The deadline for filing submissions as part of the first round of public comments in the FCC’s Open Internet proceeding arrived today. Not surprisingly, we have seen an overwhelming

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