Key trends from this year’s E-rate application period include:
- The number of program participants and the count of sites receiving support remained steady.
- The price of Category 1 broadband connectivity continues to drop, and applications for internal connections this year were at the highest level since 2016.
- The demand for Category 2 Wi-Fi and other on-campus connectivity remains strong.
Register for the FY2019 Filing Window Recap Webinar taking place on April 17. Educators also have the opportunity to provide direct input to policy makers by submitting to the 2019 E-rate Applicant Survey.