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E-Rate Central News for the Week

September 15, 2014

» E-Rate Funding Status
Funding waves for FY 2012 and FY 2014 are scheduled this week.  more…
» E-Rate Modernization – Form 470 for FY 2015
Pending the release of a new version of the Form 470 later this year, the current "FY 2014" version may be used to procure contract services for FY 2015. A "FY 2015" version of the Form 470, which is not yet available, must be used for all tariffed and MTM services.  more…
» E-Rate Updates and Reminders
  • E-Rate Modernization Comment Periods.

SLD News Brief Dated September 5 – Category 2 Budgets
The SLD's latest News Brief begins a series of articles on the E-rate modernization Order starting with the re-categorization of products and services.  more…


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Additions & Updates:
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
• NYSED Reply 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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