Broadband for Schools: 21st Century Networking for 21st Century Learning

Description     2009 ETN Report: Broadband for Schools  Broadband service is no longer a luxury. It has become a basic part of the infrastructure of education and democracy. This EdTech Next Report contains important information and recommendations you need to consider before upgrading your schools to high-band with fiber connections. Learn about technical considerations and funding options and review responses to questions such as: “When will I know if my school is ready to upgrade to fiber?”, “What’s the difference between Internet access and transport bandwidth?”, “What are Layer 1, Layer 2 and Layer 3 networks?”, “Fiber to the desktop, fiber to the building, fiber to the district: What’s the difference?”, and more. This is a members-only publication and can only be downloaded and viewed by current members of CoSN. Additional information on Ed Tech Next Publications is available here.