BROADBAND LEARNING. Discovery Education has partnered with the Siemens Foundation and the Oak Ridge Associated Universities to create a STEM academy that provides teachers with the latest online resources to support professional development in STEM education.
Year 2—Comcast NBCU Negotiating Internet Deals, Expanding Essentials
While the Comcast-NBCU transaction continues to have its detractors, the combined company’s 2nd annual report to the FCC detailing implementation of conditions of the deal describes everything as A-OK. Amid all the updates on everything from localism to diversity were a few interesting tidbits. NBCU said it has received and is negotiating “several” requests to provide “full freight” (i.e., licenses for the full suite of linear channels) to online distributors. Meanwhile, Comcast talks broadband speeds and “Internet Essentials.”