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

Year Two Summary

Wave Four Details

July 30, 1999

NATIONAL INFORMATION

  • More than 32,000 applications were received for the Universal Service Fund - Year 2.
  • This fourth wave notified agencies that submitted approximately 1,725 applications.
  • Total amount of Universal Service Funds committed nationally in the form of a discount on eligible services for this wave: approximately $131 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: $1,052,012.52. Total amount committed to New Jersey at this time: $4,752,303.62, which is 1.8% of national total thus far (approximately $270 million).
  • Total number of awards in NJ for wave four: 76.
  • Number of agencies notified in this fourth wave: 58. (NJ comprised 3.4% of the total national funded applications.)
  • Many agencies filed more than one application for separate services in the following categories: (Three Abbott districts received awards in this wave.)

Public School Districts: 34
Non-Public Schools: 15
Public Libraries: 9

TOP 10 AWARDS:

DISTRICT

TOWN

COUNTY

# OF AWARDS

AMOUNT*

DISCOUNT

Trenton City School District**

Trenton

Mercer

1

$181,570.80

83

Millville Public Schools**

Millville

Cumberland

2

$95,864.32

64

East Orange Public Library

East Orange

Essex

3

$92,492.76

76

Old Bridge Township School District

Matawan

Monmouth

5

$90,496.08

43

Moorestown Township Public Schools

Moorestown

Burlington

4

$52,272.86

40

Ridgewood Village School District

Ridgewood

Bergen

1

$50,251.20

38

Atlantic County Library

Mays Landing

Atlantic

4

$45,813.15

71

Keansburg School District**

Keansburg

Monmouth

2

$43,440.00

80

Somerville Public Schools

Somerville

Somerset

2

$35,468.28

51

Mount Holly Township Public Schools

Mount Holly

Burlington

2

$28,446.72

64

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

**Abbott districts.