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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

Knowing How Much Bandwidth You Have Now is Easy. Knowing How Much You Will Need Tomorrow is Hard.

If securing sufficient bandwidth to support your district’s needs is a top priority, FirstLight has the solution. The concepts of school, education resources, teacher and student relationships are changing rapidly.  Learning is not just taking place within the confines of the physical building – but across web-based services, applications,  video links, and over all kinds … Read More