E-rate News & Updates

  • E-Rate Modernization Series: How to Benefit from the Modernization Changes

    USAC hopes to encourage all schools and libraries to adapt a sufficient internet service based on the modernization changes. Significant increases in funding can be made by focusing on increased bandwidth in Category 1 and by carefully utilizing your Category 2 budget.This newsletter will outline the benefits of upgrading your internet service through Category Two, and certain rules and reminders to follow.

    Posted at June 24, 2015 | By : | Categories : erate | 0 Comment
  • FY 2016 New E-Rate Exchange Bid Management Service

    Funding Year 2016 New E-Rate Exchange Bid Management Service   As we look ahead to the upcoming Funding Year 2016 (July 1, 2016- June 30, 2017), we are excited to present a fantastic, new service that we will be offering.  The E-Rate Form 470 process requires applicants to collect and organize incoming bids from service providers, which can ...

    Posted at June 19, 2015 | By : | Categories : Uncategorized | 0 Comment
  • E-Rate Modernization Series: How Does The Modernization Affect Me?

    USAC intends to bring sufficient internet access to all schools and libraries - so how exactly is this going to be accomplished? In order to meet this goal, USAC has taken several measures that affect service eligibility. This newsletter will outline the changes to both Category 1 and Category 2 while painting a clearer picture of how exactly E-Rate Modernization will affect - and benefit - your school or library. Changes to Category 1 One ...

    Posted at June 9, 2015 | By : | Categories : erate | 0 Comment
  • E-Rate Modernization Series: What is the E-rate Modernization?

    E-rate Exchange  will be releasing a series of four newsletters that are aimed to educate our readers on the E-rate Modernization, its potential affects on future funding, and offer helpful tips for moving forward into the upcoming Funding Year 2016. So , what exactly is the E-rate Modernization?  The goal of the Modernization Order, which takes full-effect as of Funding Year 2015 (July 1, 2015-June 30, 2016), ...

    Posted at June 2, 2015 | By : | Categories : erate | 0 Comment
  • FCC Releases First Modernization Order to Reform E-rate

    The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has released their first Order to modernize the E-rate program.  The overall objective is to transition the program more toward broadband services while phasing out non-broadband and basic telecommunications services over time.   The FCC is expected to release follow-up orders to address any questions or comments received in response to this first Order.

    Posted at August 6, 2014 | By : | Categories : Uncategorized | 0 Comment
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