P.O. Drawer 140, 100 Central Circle

Low Moor, VA  24457

540-863-1809    540-863-1804 fax

 

 

 

DATE: May 15, 2017

 

ACTION ITEM

 

SUBJECT

One-to-One Initiative Update – Approval of wireless company to provide off-campus internet access

RATIONALE

Kajeet is a wireless service company providing off-campus Internet access that is filtered, device manageable, and CIPA compliant.

 

If four buses were outfitted to serve as mobile hotspots, 250 gigabytes of shared data will cost $9256.49 in year one.  In year two, the cost drops to $3068.03.

 

Additional pricing plans that have been considered are:

a.     400 GB Shared Data /4 buses / $10,843.40 Yr. 1, $4,654.94 Yr. 2

b.     800 GB Shared Data /4 buses / $15,075.16 Yr. 1, $8,886.70 Yr.2

 

The hot spots will be powered by 500 watt portable ac/dc power supplies.

ESTIMATED COSTS

N/A

BUDGET CATEGORY

Elementary/Secondary Technology Contracts

LEGAL REFERENCE

N/A

STAFF CONTACTS

Jeff Alleman

SUPERINTENDENT’S

RECOMMENDATION 

Recommended

 

 

Attached: 

Cellular Coverage Maps

Kajeet Quote Information