The FCC has approved USAC’s April 23 recommendation to begin issuing funding commitments for FY 2011 Priority Two applications at the 89% discount level. The first funding wave reflecting this decision was wave 049, released on June 19, 2012. In that wave, USAC committed $9.2 million to 9 applicants at the 89% discount level. There are currently 71 applicants pending at 89%, totaling $90 million.