The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has made progress in its effort to help “rip and replace” untrusted IT equipment from communications service providers’ networks, but FCC Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel said on Thursday that the program is in need of more funding as it faces a shortfall of over $3 billion.

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has proposed allowing schools and libraries to apply for funding from the FCC’s E-Rate program for Wi-Fi hotspots and wireless internet access services that can be used off-premises.

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The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced that it will allow E-Rate funding to be used for Wi-Fi on school buses beginning in funding year 2024 as the Emergency Connectivity Fund (ECF) program is set to sunset.

The White House is asking Congress for an additional $9.1 billion to support the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), including $6 billion to help fund its Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) and $3.1 billion for the FCC to fund the removal of outdated communications infrastructure operated by providers.


The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has committed an additional $38 million in funding for the Emergency Connectivity Fund (ECF), which provides funding for digital tools and services to support students.

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