Tag Archives: Jessica Rosenworcel

If it’s a day that ends in -y it must be E-rate…

Last week was over-flowing on E-rate related events, discussions, meetings, phone calls, (and the inevitable bad E-rate jokes). Maybe because I dreaded going to the grocery store on a beautiful afternoon and so was stuck with empty cabinets and fridge, but on Sunday evening this ongoing E-rate proceeding made me remember the story of Stone Soup where great things seemingly ... Read More »

A lull in the E-rate action?

If there is such a thing, this may be a quiet period for the ongoing E-rate proceeding that officially started in July with the FCC’s release of the E-rate Notice of Proposed Rulemaking now that the official comment periods are over. The path getting from point A (the NPRM release) to point B (an FCC order), is a long one. ... Read More »

Commissioner Rosenworcel Digs into E-rate 2.0

Last week, Federal Communications Commission Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel called for (pdf) a thorough review of the E-rate program to ensure the program meets the future connectivity needs of libraries and schools. The Commissioner boldly outlined her vision for E-rate 2.0, building on earlier statements from Senate Commerce Committee Chair Jay Rockefeller (D-WV) during a recent FCC oversight hearing. Knowing that ... Read More »