K-12 E-rate Service Provider – Leased Lit and Leased Dark Fiber2018-09-08T02:37:17+00:00

K-12 E-rate Fiber Service Provider

Sherpa Fiber builds Networks for the Next Generation. We offer leased lit and leased dark fiber wide area networks (WANs) to K-12 school districts across the country, and all of our networks are E-rate Category 1 eligible. Unlike traditional fiber network providers, we deliver multiple strands of dedicated fiber to districts for maximum performance, uptime and control by your district’s IT team. We put you in complete control of your WAN and the traffic that rides across it, and our WAN solutions are designed from the ground up and future-proofed for K-12 districts. Best of all, Sherpa Fiber WANs are designed to scale incredibly cost-effectively as bandwidth demands increase. Contact us today to learn more about our private fiber networks and how your new wide area network will be the envy of peer districts.

Our Leased Lit and Leased Dark Fiber Highlights

  • Innovative bandwidth upgrade options (call us to learn more)

  • Multiple strands of 100% dedicated (non-shared) fiber

  • Virtually unlimited WAN bandwidth

  • Minimal in-network electronics reducing points of failure

  • Complete control including Layer 2/3 networking

  • Superior performance and reliability

  • Enhanced cloud and digital learning capabilities

E-rate Schools & Libraries Program News

  • News Brief Issued
    on November 16, 2018 at 10:11 PM

    The 11/16/2018 issue of the News Brief is now available. Receive E-rate Program tips, deadline reminders, and answers to your questions in this weekly newsletter. Subscribe […]

  • FCC Releases FY2019 Eligible Services List
    on November 16, 2018 at 7:33 PM

    On November 16, 2018, in Public Notice DA 18-1173, the FCC released the Eligible Services List (ESL) for Funding Year (FY) 2019. Appendix A contains a list of […]

  • Legacy System Outage Due to System Maintenance - November 16-17
    on November 16, 2018 at 2:35 PM

    The Schools and Libraries (E-rate) Program legacy systems will be unavailable from 9:00 p.m. ET on Friday, November 16 through 10:00 a.m. ET on Saturday, November […]

“No matter who you are or where you live in this country, you need access to modern communications to have a fair shot at 21st century success. That’s a fact.”

Jessica Rosenworcel, FCC Commissioner

Memberships & Affiliations

At Sherpa Fiber, we believe being an active member in the K-12 community is exciting and rewarding. One of the key benefits of joining these associations is the ability to support the mission of each organization and in some cases possibly influence legislation to bring positive change to the K-12 educational space. In addition, we strongly believe that these memberships provide excellent opportunities to diversify and expand our team members’ skill set through ongoing educational opportunities and training programs. We also enjoy the chance to utilize our membership to share knowledge with other like-minded members and promote a stronger sense of community cooperation, building long-term relationships that are mutually beneficial.

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