On May 31, 2023, the FCC announced the commitment of more than $15 million in a new funding round through the Emergency Connectivity Fund (ECF) program. The funding commitments supports applications from the first and third ECF filing windows. According to the Commission, approximately 35,000 students across the nation will benefit from the funding commitments.
To date, the FCC has committed over $6.7 billion to schools and libraries as part of the ECF program. Of the total funding commitments approved to date, nearly $4.14 billion is supporting applications from Window 1; $834 million from Window 2; and $1.72 billion from Window 3.
The FCC’s ECF commitment announcement can be viewed here.