ECF Webinar On Frequently Asked Questions
On July 26, 2021, the FCC released a public notice announcing that they will host a virtual webinar to provide additional information about the Emergency Connectivity Fund (ECF) Program. The...
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SUCCESS Act Introduced to Extend ECF by 5 Years
On July 22, 2021, Senator Ed Markey (D-Mass.), Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.), and Representative Grace Meng (D-NY) led 40 members of Congress to introduce the Securing Universal Communications Connectivity...
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ECF Service Delivery Date Established
On July 22, 2021, the FCC established a June 30, 2022, service delivery date for equipment and other non-recurring services funding requests filed during the initial application filing window of...
Emergency Connectivity Fund FCC Invoicing Service Delivery Date
BEAR PIN Removal Update
On July 16, 2021, USAC announced in a news brief that Personal Identification Numbers (PINs) are no longer required, and the credentials for BEAR Form filers who previously used a...
USAC Quarterly Board Meeting Agenda
The USAC Schools and Libraries Committee holds quarterly meetings to provide policy guidance to the SLD on a variety of E-rate topics. The next quarterly meeting is scheduled for July 26, 2021....
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Stakeholders Urge FCC to Extend Gift Rule Waiver
On July 16, 2021, E-rate stakeholders sent a letter to the FCC urging the Commission to extend the E-rate gift rule waiver until June 30, 2022 to be consistent with...
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Disposal and Transfer of Equipment
On June 25, 2021, USAC sent a news brief to E-rate applicants reminding them to remain aware of their responsibilities regarding transfers of equipment and thereby avoid possible audit findings....
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