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Comments on Proposed E-rate Bidding Rules Due March 28

On January 27, 2022, the FCC published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) in the Federal Register, that seeks comments on proposed E-rate competitive bidding rules. “…Specifically, the Commission seeks comment on a proposal to implement a central document repository (i.e., bidding portal) through which service providers would be required to submit bids to the E-Rate program administrator, the Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC), instead of directly to applicants…” Stakeholders can submit comments electronically, identified by WC Docket No. 21–455, at

Comments are due on March 28, 2022
Reply comments are due on April 27, 2022

The publication in the Federal Register can be viewed here.

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