Field Reports

Notes from the Digital Inclusion Corps

Plan Ahead for E-Rate

It is time to start thinking about e-rate now.  Discounts are based on the percentage of how many children attending school in your district that qualify for free or reduced lunches.  The discount can be from 20% to 90%.  The discount is applied to the internet used...

NDIA in Larsen Bay, AK

As I flew over Larsen Bay in the single propeller Cessna I immediately noticed the new microwave tower in the center of town. The tower is new since last fall when I had flown in to go fishing near the village. I walked over to see the new construction. The fencing...

Connecting Port Lions

On Tuesday morning, I sat on the steps of the Jesse Wakefield Memorial Library with some of the community members from Port Lions, Alaska. I, along with them, was there using the Internet supplied by the library through the Online with Libraries or OWL program that is...