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E-Rate
USAC
Universal Service Administration Company
E-Rate

• Universal Service Administrative
  Company (USAC)

• Administered by the Schools and
  Libraries Division (SLD)
FCC
• Telecommunications Act of 1996

• Federal Communications
  Commission (FCC) adopted Universal
  Order 1997

• Progra...
Order


• Designed for schools and libraries

• Affordable access to modern
  telecommunications and information services
Discounts


• 20-90 percent for eligible telecommunication
  services
• Economic need and location (urban or rural)
• Leve...
Amount of Discounts
INCOME Measured by % of students              URBAN LOCATION E- Rural Location
eligible for the Nation...
Application Process

• Schools must have a technology plan before
  applying for E-rate.
• You can submit your plan online...
Credits/References

• http://wsw2.ed.gov
• http://usac.gov
• http://www.sl.universalservice.org
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  1. 1. E-Rate USAC Universal Service Administration Company
  2. 2. E-Rate • Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC) • Administered by the Schools and Libraries Division (SLD)
  3. 3. FCC • Telecommunications Act of 1996 • Federal Communications Commission (FCC) adopted Universal Order 1997 • Program set up in 1997
  4. 4. Order • Designed for schools and libraries • Affordable access to modern telecommunications and information services
  5. 5. Discounts • 20-90 percent for eligible telecommunication services • Economic need and location (urban or rural) • Level of discount based on percentage of participants in National School Lunch Program
  6. 6. Amount of Discounts INCOME Measured by % of students URBAN LOCATION E- Rural Location eligible for the National School Lunch Rate Discount E-Rate Discount Program If the percentage of students in the school …and the school is an …and the school is in qualifying for the National School Lunch URBAN area, the E- a RURAL area, the E- Program is rate discount will be... rate discount will be… Less than 1% 20% 25% 1% to 19% 40% 50% 20% to 34% 50% 60% 35% to 49% 60% 70% 50% to 74% 80% 80% 75% to 100% 90% 90%
  7. 7. Application Process • Schools must have a technology plan before applying for E-rate. • You can submit your plan online at http://www.sl.universalservice.org • You can also contact Client Service Bureau at 1-888-203-8100
  8. 8. Credits/References • http://wsw2.ed.gov • http://usac.gov • http://www.sl.universalservice.org
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