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The size of the [E-rate] program was designed for the dial-up era. We need to design for the broadband era. FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel, Hope, hurdles ahead for school Internet subsidy
In 2009, 77 million people, or roughly 34 percent of the entire U.S. population, used a public library computer or wireless network to access the Internet. Now libraries are facing an increasing number of patrons who need assistance with enrolling in a health insurance plan under the Affordable Care Act.
Carolyn A. Anthony, Public libraries taxed by demands of Affordable Care Act
What has the experience at your library been since the ACA website went live?