Wireline Competition Bureau Seeks Comment On Proposed Eligible Services List For The E-Rate Program

Highlight: On May 11, 2022, Chairwoman Rosenworcel circulated that a Declaratory Ruling, if adopted, would allow for providing Wi-Fi on school buses, finding that it serves an educational purpose and that the provision of such service is eligible for E-Rate support. See Press Release, FCC, Chairwoman Rosenworcel Circulates Ruling Making Wi-Fi on School Buses Eligible for E-Rate Support (May 11, 2022). If adopted, the Bureau will separately seek comment on the specific services and equipment needed to provide Wi-Fi on school buses.

Press Release – https://www.fcc.gov/document/wcb-seeks-comment-proposed-e-rate-program-eligible-services-list-0