SHLB Coalition Welcomes the FCC Report on E-rate Category 2 Budgets
February 11, 2019


For Immediate Release

Alicja Johnson
(202) 261-6599

Washington, D.C. (February 11, 2019) - Today, the SHLB Coalition welcomed the release of the Wireline Competition Bureau (WCB) Report on E-rate category 2 budgets. The WCB Report recommends the continuation of the category 2 budget approach, which benefits schools and libraries across the country.

John Windhausen Jr., executive director of the SHLB Coalition, made the following the statement:

"The FCC Bureau's report on E-rate category 2 confirms what SHLB members actively experience – that the budget approach enables schools and libraries to upgrade their Internet access, and promotes individualized learning and public access to information."


About SHLB:

The SHLB Coalition is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) advocacy organization that supports open, affordable, high-quality broadband connections for anchor institutions and their surrounding communities. The SHLB Coalition is based in Washington, DC and has a diverse membership of commercial and non-commercial organizations from across the United States.  To learn more, visit

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