E-Rate Program

Future-proof your network to more effectively prepare your students with 21st century learning opportunities.

The E-Rate Program, administered by the Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC), allows eligible K-12 schools and libraries in the United States to obtain affordable voice, data, network and cloud services. With E-Rate discounts ranging from 20% to 90%, qualifying schools and libraries stay current with new and changing technologies, applications and services, such as WiFi, Fixed Wireless and Unified Communications solutions.

  • Voice, multimedia, unified messaging, presence management, mobility and other services unified on a single platform in the cloud for cost-efficient communications solutions and a more connected and collaborative school district.

  • Offers high-speed access for data connectivity in select markets at speeds up to 1 Gbps. This solution can also be used for short-term/temporary bandwidth needs during student testing.

  • Provides Internet access with a dedicated connection, enabling the same speed for uploads and downloads—up to 10Gb.

Approved E-Rate Service Provider

As an approved E-Rate service provider, Windstream has partnered with thousands of schools and libraries across the country to configure, design, install, manage, maintain and secure state-of-the-art voice, data, network and cloud telecommunication and data networks. Windstream consistently delivers the communication and IT solutions required for next-generation teaching and learning, while keeping an eye to value – maximizing every dollar in limited IT budgets.

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  • We’ll dig deep to understand your technology and business challenges.
  • We’ll discuss how our cloud-optimized solutions align to your needs.
  • You’ll receive a free recommendation tailored for your business goals.
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