In 2013 the President announced a $2.4 billion initiative to connect 99% of America’s schools with internet and WiFi connectivity for schools and libraries within 5 years.
This year, the FCC issued the E-rate Modernization Order To expand funds for Wi-Fi in libraries, elementary and secondary schools, taking effect in 2015.
E-Rate goal: 10 million students per year Connected to 21st Century educational tools.
The E-Rate application process takes time and requires a detailed technology plan. Before you can select a service provider, you’ll need to identify and request the specific products and services you need. For more information click on a topic below.
Frontier High-Speed Internet is a robust, scalable, network solution that provides dedicated Internet Access, Ethernet, Email capabilities and more. Use existing phone lines or add direct connections to our nationwide, high-speed backbone.
Give faculty, staff, administrators and students wireless Internet access for their laptops, notebooks, tablets and smartphones. Frontier’s Wi-Fi CampusNet delivers campus-wide voice, video and data.
Share sensitive information securely across campus or even within a district. Frontier can design a Virtual Private Network solution with the security and privacy of a private network–at a cost comparable to using a shared network infrastructure.
Frontier is your go-to provider of high quality voice, data and video equipment solutions—including the switches, routers and firewalls needed to build wireless networks. We also offer a wide range of maintenance programs to suit your needs and budget.
Protect email, files and servers in the event of a disaster or accidental deletion with Frontier's [FIPS-compliant,] encrypted Backup & Recovery, featuring point-and-click restoration in seconds.
Ease the strain on your facility’s calling budget and improve services at the same time, with Frontier VoIP (Voice over Internet) service. Our scalable voice solutions offer Caller ID, Voicemail and other advanced features. We’ll customize a calling plan to suit your school or library’s specific needs.
Not every school or library has a dedicated IT professional on staff. Frontier provides customized installation, local technical support and 24-hour-a-day, 7-day-a-week network monitoring. Our professionals are experts who understand your educational technology needs.