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E-Rate Central News for the Week

October 20, 2014

» E-Rate Funding Status
Funding waves for FY 2012, FY 2013, and FY 2014 are scheduled this week.  more…
» Critical October Invoice and Form 486 Deadlines
New rule on extensions makes this year's October 28th invoice deadline more critical.  more…
» E-Rate Updates and Reminders
  • CoSN Survey on E-Rate and Broadband Infrastructure
  • E-Rate Modernization Comment Periods
» SLD News Brief Dated October 17 – Finish Activities for FY 2013 and Prepare for FY 2015 Filing
USAC's latest News Brief discusses service provider tips to get ready for FY 2015.  more…

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Additions & Updates:
Petitions For Reconsideration of Action In Rulemaking Proceeding (Public Notice: Report No. 3010)
  Public Notice:  
  Opposition Date:  
  Replies to Opposition Date:  
  • SECA Petition for Reconsideration
OMB Requests Comments on Updated Form 470, Form 471, and Instructions (Federal Register)
Draft Form 470  Draft Form 470 Instructions
Draft Form 471  Draft Form 471 Instructions
  Public Notice: 09/22/2014
  Comment Date: 10/22/2014
erate Wireline Competition Bureau Seeks Comment on Draft Eligible Services List (DA 14-1130)
  Release Date: 08/04/2014
  Comment Date: 09/03/2014
  Reply Comment Date: 09/18/2014
  • SECA Comments
erate E-rate Modernization Report and Order and Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (FCC 14-99)
  Release Date: 07/23/2014
  Comment Date: 09/15/2014
  Reply Comment Date: 09/30/2014
  • FCC's Press Release
• FCC's Quick Fact Sheet
• E-Rate Central Summary Analysis
• E-Rate Central Webinar Slides
• Erratum - Modernizing the E-rate Program for Schools and Libraries (DA 14-1472)
• NYSED Comments
• SECA Comments
erate FCC Chairman Wheeler Proposes E-Rate Changes for WiFi Funding
  • Official FCC Blog: Access to the Underserved: Keeping Up with the Times 06/20/2014
  • Support for E-Rate Modernization 06/20/2014
  • Official FCC Blog: FAQ about the E-Rate Modernization Proposal 06/30/2014
  • Modernizing E-Rate: 21st Century Wi-Fi Networks for S&L across America 07/01/2014
erate Wireline Competition Bureau Revises Guidance for Cost Allocation of Bundled Components (DA 14-712)
  Release Date: 05/23/2014
  • SECA Petition for Clarification on Eligibility of Bundled Components
• WCB Seeks Comment on the Eligibility of Bundled Components (DA 13-592)
• E-Rate Central Comments
• E-Rate Central Reply Comments
• SECA Reply Comments
Wireline Competition Bureau Seeks Focused Comment on E-rate Modernization (DA 14-308)
  Release Date: 03/06/2014
  Comment Date: 04/07/2014
  Reply Comment Date:   04/21/2014
  • SECA Comments
• E-Rate Central Reply Comments
erate FCC Report on Process Reform (Public Notice; DA 14-199)
  Release Date: 02/14/2014
  Comment Date: 03/31/2014
  Reply Comment Date:   N/A
  • SECA Comments
erate FCC Notice of Proposed Rulemaking: Modernizing the E-rate Program for Schools and Libraries (FCC 13-100).
  Release Date: 07/23/2013
  Comment Date: 09/16/2013
  Reply Comment Date:   11/08/2013
  •  E-Rate Central Summary of E-Rate 2.0 NPRM
•  E-Rate 2.0 NPRM Initial Filings
•  E-Rate Central Comments
•  SECA Comments
•  SECA Reply Comments
erate Eligible Services List FY 2014
erate erate
erate Eligible Services List Archive
erate Sample Survey Letter
Contains Updated Income Eligibility Guidelines for School Year 2014-2015
erate Competitive Bid Response Documentation
erate Draft Vendor Selection Letter
erate Draft Vendor Contract Letter
erate Tech Plan Primer
erate CIPA Policy Primer


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