Posts Tagged 'NBP'

ALA supports Nat’l Broadband Plan’s E-rate changes

In comments submitted by the American Library Association (ALA) to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), ALA urged the FCC to implement the changes to e-rate included in the National Broadband Plan.  The proposal includes streamlining the application process and working toward meeting the demand, among other things.  For more information, including a link to the comments, see the District Dispatch posting.

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ALA Conference program provides insiders look at libraries and national policies

“All Politics Is Local: Positioning Libraries for Success in the Capital” was a program offered at the American Library Association (ALA) Conference in Washington, DC.  Subjects covered including libraries and the national broadband plan, the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), cyber security and more.  A video of the program is now available online.  See the District Dispatch posting for more information, including a link to the video.

ALA submits comments to FCC on National Broadband Plan

The American Library Association (ALA) has submitted comments to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to address the broadband adoption part of the National Broadband Plan.  ALA pointed out the excellent position that libraries are in to help meet the goals of the plan.  For more details, including a link to the comments, please see the District Dispatch posting.


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