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USAC Service Provider Webinar Notes – May 2015

USAC’s Schools and Libraries Division hosts monthly service provider conference calls, providing information and guidance for vendors participating in the E-rate program. Highlights from the May 6, 2015 service provider webinar include:
April 2015 E-rate Commitments


Pre-Discount Amount

Requested Amount

Committed Amount

Rejected Amount




































Service Provider Training Dates

The SLD will hold two service provider trainings in June.

  • June 2, 2015 in Phoenix AZ
  • June 16, 2015 in Tampa, FL

Registration information can be found here.

Applicant Training Dates

The SLD announced the registration information, dates, and locations for their fall applicant training sessions. More information may be found here.

Invoicing Update

Payments for the month of April totaled $167.4 million against $226 million in requests. USAC processed invoices for 1,467 service providers, and 96% of the invoices were processed within 30 days.

Invoice rejection trends:

  • Total commitment paid
  • SPIN not registered
  • Duplicate invoice
  • Invoicing after deadline
  • Invalid Form 471/FRN

Note: The summary above is not the official minutes from the webinar, but simply notes from Funds For Learning. The official minutes for this webinar can be found here and archived call notes can be found here.

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