ECF Reimbursement Forms Coming Soon
On August 17, 2021, USAC announced that the reimbursement request forms for Emergency Connectivity Fund (ECF) will be available in the ECF portal after the first wave of funding commitments...
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FCC Reminds Applicants of the ECF Deadline
On August 11, 2021, the FCC reminded schools and libraries that the deadline to complete Emergency Connectivity Fund (ECF) applications is this Friday, August 13, 2021 at 11:59pm EST. In...
Acting Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel Emergency Connectivity Fund Filing Window
USAC Extends Customer Support Center Hours
On August 10, 2021, USAC announced that Applicants and Service providers can reach out to the Emergency Connectivity Fund Customer Support Center (CSC) with ECF related questions at (800) 234-9781....
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Association Reaffirms Need for Gift Rule Waiver Extension
On July 28, 2021, an Ex Parte was filed by the USTelecom – The Broadband Association in response to an Ex Parte submitted by E-rate stakeholders on July 16, 2021....
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USAC’s Training on E-rate Equipment Transfers
On July 27, 2021, USAC conducted a webinar on E-rate equipment transfers. The webinar presentation highlighted: equipment installation requirements, equipment transfer defined, installation deadline, impact of category two changes to...
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Cost Projections for 4th Quarter 2021
On August 2, 2021, the Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC) released their Quarterly Report with projections for the fourth quarter of 2021. USAC projects a consolidated operating and capital budget...
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FCC ECF Webinar Recap
On August 3, 2021, the FCC conducted its second Emergency Connectivity Fund Program webinar highlighting the ECF program overview, common misconceptions, and frequently asked questions (FAQ). Questions that were submitted...
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Emergency Connectivity Fund Common Misconceptions
Recently, the FCC published a list of common misconceptions about the Emergency Connectivity Fund program in efforts to clear up any confusion. They include: Misconception #1: Schools cannot apply for...
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