Are You Paying Too Much for Broadband? Try This New Tool to Find Out

March 1, 2016

Key Takeaways for CTOs

  • A new tool from EducationSuperHighway can help you negotiate a better deal with your broadband provider.
  • The tool is a result of a new rule designed to let EdTech leaders see how much other schools are paying for similar services and increase transparency.
  • It's already showing results; One school received 500 percent more bandwidth for a 15 percent increase in costs.
  • To use the tool, go to www.compareandconnectk12.org and then type in the name of a school district you’d like to compare.

Knowledge is power, and that’s certainly true when you’re discussing the cost of broadband service for your schools. If you knew how much similar-sized districts in your area were paying for internet access, you might be able to negotiate a better deal with your service provider. Now, a new tool from EducationSuperHighway might help.

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Topics: Resources, Virgina, CTO, EdTech News and Info, Dennis Pierce