Funds For Learning Trend Report Provides Snapshot of E-rate Program

Funds For Learning Trend Report Provides Snapshot of E-rate Program

Funds For Learning has released its E-rate Trends Report.

Based on a survey of 1,016 applicants representing a cross-section that closely matches the overall population of E-rate applicants, the report sheds light on how applicants perceive the program’s utility and effectiveness. Notable findings include:

  • 90 percent of respondents expect to add faster internet connections over the next three years.
  • 72 percent of respondents said Wi-Fi is critical to fulfilling their organization’s mission.
  • 79 percent of respondents said they do not have a backup or secondary internet connection in the event that their primary connection fails.
  • 60 percent of respondents reported difficulty navigating the new E-rate Productivity Center (EPC).
  • 94 percent of respondents indicated their organization will continue to apply for E-rate funding in the future.

To view and download the full 2016 E-rate Trends Report, visit https://www.fundsforlearning.com/2016ErateTrends.php.

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