The FY2021 Filing Window Has Closed: What’s Next?
The Funding Year 2021 Form 471 application filing window closed at 11:59pm EST on Thursday, March, 25, 2021. In just the final four days of the application window, applicants nationwide...
FCDL Filing Window FY2021 USAC Waves
American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 – Emergency Connectivity Fund
SEC. 7402. Funding for E-Rate support for emergency educational connections and devices. (a) Regulations required.—Not later than 60 days after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Commission...
FY2021 Procurement Slows
The deadline to file FCC Forms 470 while still allowing 28 days for competitive bidding before the projected close of the FY2021 Form 471 filing window was February 25, 2021. ...
BidRequests Form 470
$130M At Risk As Invoice Deadline Looms
February 25, 2021 marks the invoice deadline for Funding Year 2019 recurring services, after an automatic 120 day extension granted by the FCC due to the COVID-19 pandemic. With one...
COVID-19 Invoice Deadline
FCC Seeks Comment on Remote Learning Support
On February 1, 2021, the Federal Communications Commission issued a Public Notice requesting comments on petitions filed by the Schools, Health & Libraries Broadband Coalition (SHLB) and other stakeholders requesting...
COVID-19 FCC Petition Remote Learning
Initial EBB Comments Received by FCC
The Consolidated Appropriations Acts of 2021 included a $900 Billion stimulus package that would create the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program (EBB) to address the needs of those who either do...
EBB Education SuperHighway FCC SECA
Libraries Rely on E-rate for Internet
The E-rate program plays a pivotal role in keeping communities connected to the Internet. In 2020, more than $99 million was requested for library Internet access and Wi-Fi equipment. As...