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Is a Bandwidth Crisis Approaching?

  • ABOUT 54 PERCENT OF SURVEYED TECH DIRECTORS ARE CONCERNED ABOUT OBTAINING FUNDING FOR BANDWIDTH, REGARDLESS OF THE SOURCE
  • ROUGHLY ONE-THIRD OF RESPONDENTS REPORT CONCERNS ABOUT OBTAINING SUFFICIENT BANDWIDTH, REGARDLESS OF THEIR DISTRICTS' ABILITY TO PAY
  • MORE THAN ONE-HALF OF SURVEYED DISTRICTS OBTAIN INTERNET ACCESS FROM STATEWIDE NETWORKS
  • TELEPHONE COMPANIES ARE A MORE COMMON SOURCE OF INTERNET ACCESS THAN CABLE COMPANIES

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—Data courtesy of Jeanne Hayes (The Hayes Connection) and Tom Greaves (The Greaves Group).
Read about the full report, "America's Digital Schools 2007: A Five-Year Forecast,"here.

This article originally appeared in the 11/01/2008 issue of THE Journal.

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