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FACTS ON NJ E-RATE FUNDING COMMITMENTS - YEAR TWO, WAVE SEVENTEEN

Year Two Summary

Wave Seventeen Details

October 29, 1999

NATIONAL INFORMATION

  • More than 32,000 applications were received for the Universal Service Fund - Year 2.
  • This seventeenth wave notified approximately 2500 schools and libraries applicants.
  • Total amount of Universal Service Funds committed nationally in the form of a discount on eligible services for this wave: approximately $186 million.

NEW JERSEY INFORMATION

  • Total amount of Universal Service Funds committed to New Jersey in the form of a discount on eligible services in this wave: $5,834,108.28. Total amount committed to New Jersey at this time: $33,338,224.15, which is 2.1% of national total thus far (approximately $1.6 billion).
  • Total number of awards in NJ for wave seventeen: 161.
  • Number of agencies notified in this seventeenth wave: 113. (NJ comprised 4.5% of the total national funded applications for this wave.)
  • Many agencies filed more than one application for separate services in the following categories:

(Six Abbott districts received awards in this wave.)

Public School Districts: 79
Non-Public Schools: 28
Public Libraries: 6

TOP 10 AWARDS:

DISTRICT

CITY

COUNTY

# OF AWARDS

AMOUNT*

DISCOUNT

Passaic City School District**

Passaic

Passaic

3

$625,814.78

86

Freehold Township School District

Freehold

Monmouth

3

$468,117.60

40

North Bergen School District

North Bergen

Bergen

2

$430,828.41

69

Garfield School District**

Garfield

Bergen

4

$317,028.52

80

Woodbridge Township School District

Woodbridge

Middlesex

1

$297,797.22

42

Roselle Borough School District

Roselle

Union

2

$281,790.47

66

Hillside School District

Hillside

Union

1

$276,402.95

69

Paterson School District**

Paterson

Passaic

1

$274,968.00

90

Phillipsburg School District**

Phillipsburg

Warren

3

$271,840.25

56

Newark Public Library

Newark

Essex

2

$216,522.60

90

*Amount = Funds committed in the form of a discount on eligible services (telecommunications and dedicated services, Internet access, and internal connections).

**Abbott districts.