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School Broadband Comparison Tool Updates

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The E-rate Form 471 filing window is now open and school districts have only a few weeks to submit their applications.  Compare & Connect K-12 school broadband comparison tool offers district leaders information to help negotiate for better broadband deals.

EducationSuperHighway has made updates to make finding what neighboring and similar school districts are paying for broadband services easier.

  • New service provider view:  Providers servicing school districts can now evaluate their impact on the classroom connectivity gap and find new business in districts who aren’t meeting goals.
  • Improved user experience: Compare & Connect K-12 now has simplified map views  
  • New functionality to help districts find the most relevant bandwidth upgrade options: Updated maps help school districts display nearby comparable districts that have more bandwidth for the same price or less. 
  • Direct access to free resources and support: Districts can now access RFP templates, school network tips, webinars and technical assistance directly on the tool.