E-Rate is the common name used for the Schools and Libraries Program of the Universal Service Fund. This fund provides discounts to eligible K-12 institutions and libraries in the United States on telecommunication systems and services.
At 10% of competitive offerings, Vidyo technology is already an affordable video conferencing solution for Educational Institutions, but with E-Rate discounts across our product line, our technology is even more affordable.
VidyoConferencing use cases for K-12 institutions:
- Parent-Teacher collaboration
- Distance learning for rural environments
- Virtual field trips
- Advanced classes through external experts
- Classroom to classroom communication
- Multiple location classes without travel
Generally, E-Rate funding is available to elementary or secondary education schools based on non-profit status and endowment size; and to libraries based on non-profit status and eligibility for state assistance. For more information about eligibility and the E-Rate program, visit the Universal Service Administrative Company website at http://www.usac.org/sl/applicants/
Vidyo’s Funding Information Services team is here to help you understand how to use E-Rate and other funding sources.Use this form to contact us about E-Rate funding and to get any additional information you may need regarding our cost allocations.