On January 10, 2022, the FCC announced the seventh funding wave of the Emergency Connectivity Fund Program. The latest committed amount was over $361 million, that’s about $155 million in commitments from Window 1 applications and over $206 million in commitments from Window 2 applications. The commitments will support 802 schools, 49 libraries and 8 consortia, which are approved to receive nearly 654,000 connected devices and over 313,000 broadband connections. This brings the total commitments to nearly $4.2 billion, supporting students, school staff, and library patrons in all 50 states, Guam, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and the District of Columbia.
The FCC’s new release can be viewed here.
Applicants that received commitments can be viewed here.