Bulletins

Issued: 11/6/2017

Technology is becoming a larger part of our lives, having an impact on education, the economy and medicine. Those are some of the reasons why Governor Brian Sandoval held the inaugural Broadband Summit at the Capitol Building, Monday. "With the state's matching funding for special construction builds with fiber, potentially the entire project could get paid," Eric Flock, Director of Consulting Services for E-Rate Central said.

Issued: 10/31/2017

Pursuant to our procedure for resolving requests for review, requests for waiver, and petitions for reconsideration of decisions related to actions taken by the Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC) that are consistent with precedent (collectively, Requests), the Wireline Competition Bureau (Bureau) grants, dismisses, or denies the following Requests. The deadline for filing petitions for reconsideration or applications for review concerning the disposition of any of these Requests is 30 days from release of this Public Notice.

Issued: 10/2/2017

The Wireline Competition Bureau (Bureau) presents this report on voice services in the schools and libraries universal service support mechanism (more commonly known as the E-rate program), as directed by the Commission in its 2014 E-rate Order. During the phasedown of voice services which began in funding year 2015, fewer applicants have applied for voice services, though most of the applicants who no longer apply for voice services continue to seek E-rate support for other services. Further, the majority of the applicants who did not receive E-rate support for any service other than voice services in funding year 2014 now receive E-rate support for services other than voice.

Issued: 9/29/2017

Pursuant to our procedure for resolving requests for review, requests for waiver, and petitions for reconsideration of decisions related to actions taken by the Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC) that are consistent with precedent (collectively, Requests), the Wireline Competition Bureau (Bureau) grants, dismisses, or denies the following Requests. The deadline for filing petitions for reconsideration or applications for review concerning the disposition of any of these Requests is 30 days from release of this Public Notice.

Issued: 9/12/2017

In this Public Notice, the Office of Managing Director (OMD) announces that the proposed universal service contribution factor for the fourth quarter of 2017 will be 0.188 or 18.8 percent.

Issued: 8/30/2017

Pursuant to our procedure for resolving requests for review, requests for waiver, and petitions for reconsideration of decisions related to actions taken by the Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC) that are consistent with precedent (collectively, Requests), the Wireline Competition Bureau (Bureau) grants, dismisses, or denies the following Requests. The deadline for filing petitions for reconsideration or applications for review concerning the disposition of any of these Requests is 30 days from release of this Public Notice.

Issued: 8/21/2017

E-Rate Central files Caller ID comments in response to the FCC Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to amend Calling Party Number ("CPN") rules to address the problem of threatening calls to schools and other public entities.

Issued: 8/8/2017

The nonprofit organization responsible for administering the E-rate program and other federal universal service funds announced Tuesday that it would transfer more than $9 billion it oversees out of the private banking market and into the U.S. Treasury.

Issued: 7/31/2017

Pursuant to our procedure for resolving requests for review, requests for waiver, and petitions for reconsideration of decisions related to actions taken by the Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC) that are consistent with precedent (collectively, Requests), the Wireline Competition Bureau (Bureau) grants, dismisses, or denies the following Requests. The deadline for filing petitions for reconsideration or applications for review concerning the disposition of any of these Requests is 30 days from release of this Public Notice.

Issued: 6/29/2017

Pursuant to our procedure for resolving requests for review, requests for waiver, and petitions for reconsideration of decisions related to actions taken by the Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC) that are consistent with precedent (collectively, Requests), the Wireline Competition Bureau (Bureau) grants, dismisses, or denies the following Requests. The deadline for filing petitions for reconsideration or applications for review concerning the disposition of any of these Requests is 30 days from release of this Public Notice.