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

Year Two Summary

Wave Six Details

August 13, 1999

NATIONAL INFORMATION

  • More than 32,000 applications were received for the Universal Service Fund - Year 2.
  • This sixth wave notified agencies that submitted approximately 1,324 applications.
  • Total amount of Universal Service Funds committed nationally in the form of a discount on eligible services for this wave: approximately $49 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: $400,801.43. Total amount committed to New Jersey at this time: $5,751,288.85, which is 1.3% of national total thus far (approximately $428 million).
  • Total number of awards in NJ for wave six: 60.
  • Number of agencies notified in this sixth wave: 48. (NJ comprised 3.6% of the total national funded applications.)
  • Many agencies filed more than one application for separate services in the following categories:

(Two Abbott districts received awards in this wave.)

Public School Districts: 29
Non-Public Schools: 8
Public Libraries: 11

TOP 10 AWARDS:

DISTRICT

TOWN

COUNTY

# OF AWARDS

AMOUNT*

DISCOUNT

Burlington City School District**

Burlington

Burlington

1

$45,360.00

63

Millburn Township School District

Millburn

Essex

1

$40,056.65

34

Woodbine School District

Woodbine

Cape May

2

$28,461.60

90

Lindenwold Borough School District

Clementon

Camden

2

$27,743.52

80

Collingswood School District

Collingswood

Camden

1

$27,232.00

46

Hunterdon County Education Services Commission

Flemington

Hunterdon

2

$24,423.60

80

North Wildwood School District

Wildwood

Cape May

1

$19,200.00

80

Gloucester County Special Services District

Sewell

Gloucester

1

$14,382.00

50

Lebanon Township School District

Califon

Hunterdon

1

$14,068.80

40

Orange Board of Education**

Orange

Essex

1

$13,862.40

76

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

**Abbott districts.