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Thu Apr 8, 2021, 02:28 PM

With over 100 towers installed, VIKOR removes many remote learning challenges for Navajos

With over 100 towers installed, VIKOR removes many remote learning challenges for Navajos

In Featured News by Wireless Estimator April 8, 2021

With school districts relying on remote learning to minimize the spread of COVID-19, broadband internet is an essential component of student success.

Add canyons, mountainous terrain, and uninhabited wilderness to the equation, and connecting students to online learning resources becomes seemingly impossible.

This is the exact issue the San Juan School District, located on and near the Navajo Nation in Southern Utah, has been facing since last spring.

In an area so geographically diverse, it can be challenging for school buildings to receive internet access, let alone the homes scattered throughout the dramatic landscape. ... Faced with no other option than remote learning, students in this area are struggling to keep up.

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