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Why a Fast Network is Key for K-12 Education

Back in 2013, connectivity goals were set for K-12 education. The goal was to guarantee 100 kilobit per second (kbps) per student at all U.S. schools. Unfortunately, many schools are falling behind on this goal. According to the 2017 State of the States report, 6.5 million students still lack access to a high-speed connection. 77% of these students attend schools … Read More

Solution Provides Reliable, E-Rate Eligible Internet for Students and Faculty   FirstLight Fiber, a facilities-based telecommunications service provider operating in New York and Northern New England, announced today that Laconia School District in New Hampshire, has selected FirstLight’s high-speed, fiber-based telecommunications services.  FirstLight will provide Internet to the entire school district, which consists of three … Read More