FCC seeks higher phone fees to fund broadband Internet in schools | TheHill

“The Federal Communications Commission is calling for higher fees on phone users to help raise an additional $1.5 billion to provide Internet connections for schools and libraries.

The proposal calls for raising the spending cap for the FCC’s E-rate program, meant to increase high-speed broadband and Wi-Fi access for education, especially in low-income communities, to $3.9 billion per year.”

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