Several groups praised the FCC's E-Rate plan. Wheeler's plan uses E-Rate funding "in a balanced and integrated way to deliver true high speed Internet service to schools and libraries," David Cohen, Comcast's executive vice president, wrote in a blog post.
"The ultimate goal that everyone shares is to improve educational achievement," Cohen wrote. "And connected classrooms and libraries — and just as importantly, homes — are essential for student success in the 21st century."
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