New Mexico Sees TV Tech As One Fix To K-12 Internet Divide

Internet problems continue to slow down many students in New Mexico, but a pilot project using TV signals to transmit computer files may help. In October, local broadcasting affiliates of New Mexico PBS finished testing the technology to make sure they could set aside bandwidth not taken up by TV show broadcasts and dedicate it to broadcast downloadable digital files.

Public TV Stations Expand Remote Learning Services

One week after seven local public television stations announced remote learning partnerships with state and local education authorities, stations in 25 states have joined the effort to teach millions of students suddenly homebound by school closures in response to the coronavirus outbreak. “This is one of public television’s finest hours,” said Patrick Butler, president and […]