|Weekly News Digest
March 31, 2020 — In addition to this week's NewsBreaks article and the monthly NewsLink Spotlight, Information Today, Inc. (ITI) offers Weekly News Digests that feature recent product news and company announcements. Watch for additional coverage to appear in the next print issue of Information Today. For other up-to-the-minute news, check out ITI’s Twitter account: @ITINewsBreaks.
CLICK HERE to view more Weekly News Digest items.
COVID-19 NEWS: 'FCC: Closed Schools, Libraries Can Still Get E-Rate Funding'
John Eggerton writes the following for Multichannel News:
The FCC has confirmed that schools and libraries can open up their WiFi networks to the public during the coronavirus pandemic without losing e-rate funding. …
The bureau said it was up to those individual institutions to establish use policies for those WiFi services, including hours of use, but advised them to follow health and safety guidelines on social distancing.
The bureau also said it hoped the clarification will promote connectivity during the pandemic.
For more information, read the news item.
Send correspondence concerning the Weekly News Digest to NewsBreaks Editor