On January 12, 2023, USAC issued their monthly news brief, highlighting upcoming webinars, focused on E-rate topics related to Form 470, Form 471, and FY2023 Eligible Services List (ESL). In the news brief, USAC encouraged E-rate participants interested in attending, to register for the webinars and review all materials referenced for the webinar in advance of the office hours question and answer session. The upcoming webinars include:
Topic: Competitive Bidding (FCC Form 470) Office Hour
When: Thursday, January 19 at 2 p.m. ET
Description: A walkthrough of competitive bidding and the Form 470 with a focus on the Form 470 Guiding Statements Document for all experience levels.
Topic: Service Provider Selection and the FCC Form 471 Office Hour
When: Tuesday, January 24 at 2 p.m. ET
Description: An overview of how to apply for program discounts on Form 471 for applicants of all experience levels
Topic: E-rate Eligible Services Office Hour
When: Thursday, January 26 at 2 p.m. ET
Description: An overview of FY2023 E-rate Eligible Services for applicants and service providers of all experience levels
Additionally, as part of the upcoming Eligible Services training, USAC reminded E-rate participants that there were no changes to the services and equipment eligible for E-rate support in the FY2023 ESL.
The USAC news brief can be viewed here.