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T-Mobile Closes Sprint Merger
T-Mobile Closes Sprint Merger

T-Mobile has completed its takeover of Sprint after a nearly two-year effort.

FCC Chairman Announces Plan for $200 Million Covid-19 Telehealth Program
FCC Chairman Announces Plan for $200 Million Covid-19 Telehealth Program

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai announced his plan for a COVID-19 Telehealth Program to support health care providers responding to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

FCC Grants Waiver to Hawaii Department of Hawaiian Homelands
FCC Grants Waiver to Hawaii Department of Hawaiian Homelands

The FCC released a Memorandum Opinion and Order granting the waiver request and allowing DHHL to apply as an eligible entity in the Rural Tribal Priority Window for EBS.

FCC Summit On 5G Cancelled Due To Coronavirus
FCC Summit On 5G Cancelled Due To Coronavirus

A summit on 5G and other events planned by federal agencies have been cancelled as the country continues to react to the spread of coronavirus.

FCC Chairman Pai Launches Keep Americans Connected Pledge
FCC Chairman Pai Launches Keep Americans Connected Pledge

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai emphasized the importance of keeping Americans connected as the country experiences serious disruptions caused by the coronavirus outbreak

Eric Smith Elected as New Chair of NEBSA by Board of Directors
Eric Smith Elected as New Chair of NEBSA by Board of Directors

At the Annual NEBSA Board of Directors Meeting, Eric Smith was named as the Board Chair.  Mr. Smith succeeds Lynn Rejniak who successfully served as Chair from 2007- 2019.

Follow NEBSA On Twitter
Follow NEBSA On Twitter

Follow NEBSA on our new and improved twitter feed @nebsaebs.  Join along for exciting updates and information on NEBSA, the upcoming NEBSA Conference, EBS, Technology, Education, Regulatory developments and more.

EBS Rural Benefits in Michigan Featured on National Public Radio
EBS Rural Benefits in Michigan Featured on National Public Radio

EBS has been expanding the educational world for students and residents of rural Michigan thanks to the efforts of Northern Michigan University.  Hear the story from the perspectives of a 12 year old student and a school principal.

NEBSA Seeking Input Regarding Member Interests
NEBSA Seeking Input Regarding Member Interests

In order to continue to provide value, NEBSA is seeking to learn more about the types of services and information you are most interested in.

FCC Launches Rural Tribal Window Webpage
FCC Launches Rural Tribal Window Webpage

Federal Communications Commission Launches Rural Tribal Window Webpage and Mapping Tool.

FCC Chair Announces Major Changes to EBS
FCC Chair Announces Major Changes to EBS

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has revealed plans to change access to EBS 2.5 GHz spectrum.

FCC Issues Draft EBS Decision
FCC Issues Draft EBS Decision

The FCC has just posted a “draft” decision in the rulemaking on EBS, and it expects to adopt the decision during its monthly meeting on July 10, 2019. 

SHLB Economic Study Shows Benefits of FCC Maintaining Educational Licensing
SHLB Economic Study Shows Benefits of FCC Maintaining Educational Licensing

The Schools, Health & Libraries Broadband Coalition (SHLB) has released an economic study assessing the economic and social value of extending the current EBS licensing regime.

Hundreds of Signatories Petition the FCC to Save EBS
Hundreds of Signatories Petition the FCC to Save EBS

Over 800 public interest, education and commercial signatories emphasize that keeping EBS educational is vital to close the homework gap.

State Educational Technology Directors Association Supports EBS Educational Mission in National Report
State Educational Technology Directors Association Supports EBS Educational Mission in National Report

The State Educational Technology Directors Association (SETDA) has provided their support for maintaining the educational mission of EBS

University of Central Florida Expands Student Services Using EBS
University of Central Florida Expands Student Services Using EBS

A gap in connectivity impacting student services among new multiple campus locations was filled through a creative solution using EBS.  

Preserve EBS for Their Educational Future!
Preserve EBS for Their Educational Future!

Tell your representatives that the EBS Educational Mission Should Continue!

South Carolina Educational TV: A Productive Partnership
South Carolina Educational TV

The South Carolina Educational Television program (SCETV) currently serves partners across two-thirds of the state, and more importantly, it offers access and educational resources to a younger group of students who might not otherwise get it..

ITEF Funds Excellence in Education
Innovative Technology Education Fund

ITEF awards grants for projects involving not just computer equipment and broadband access but telescopes, medical technology, music equipment, foreign language resources, projects in special needs classrooms, continuing education, and more.

Building a Network on Michigan's Upper Peninsula
Northern Michigan University

It has been a long, interesting journey from the first ThinkPad and the first wired network on the Northern Michigan University (NMU) campus to the diverse collection of community networks that serve the upper peninsula today...