On February 8, 2022, the FCC announced that it has committed an additional $126 million in its ninth wave of Emergency Connectivity Fund program support. According to the FCC, this round of funding commitments will support over 270,000 students and provide funding for 340 schools, 20 libraries, and 6 consortia. The ECF program has committed over $4.5 billion supporting all 50 states, Guam, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, the Northern Mariana Islands, and the District of Columbia.
The FCC’s news release can be viewed here.
Applicants that received ECF funding commitments in Wave 9 can be viewed here.