Internet Provider to Reduce Prices for Schools


0  Updated at 11:45 am, September 9th, 2013 By: Managing Editor
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(BOISE, ID) – A Tennessee-based company is reducing the cost of its Internet service to some Idaho schools amid complaints from state lawmakers. Education Networks of America wanted to be paid a flat fee of $2.11 million per year. However, the state only wants to pay for schools who want to actually use the service, which would save more than $150,000. A total of 203 Idaho schools have signed up to use ENA’s Wi-Fi so far, which state Superintendent Tom Luna hopes will encourage teachers to implement more technology in their classrooms.