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

Year Two Summary

Wave Seven Details

August 20, 1999

NATIONAL INFORMATION

  • More than 32,000 applications were received for the Universal Service Fund - Year 2.
  • This seventh wave notified agencies that submitted approximately 1,061 applications.
  • Total amount of Universal Service Funds committed nationally in the form of a discount on eligible services for this wave: approximately $50 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: $2,558,520.25. Total amount committed to New Jersey at this time: $8,320,829.10, which is 1.7% of national total thus far (approximately $478 million).
  • Total number of awards in NJ for wave seven: 47.
  • Number of agencies notified in this seventh wave: 40. (NJ comprised 3.8% 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: 25
Non-Public Schools: 7
Public Libraries: 8

TOP 10 AWARDS:

DISTRICT

TOWN

COUNTY

# OF AWARDS

AMOUNT*

DISCOUNT

Newark School District**

Newark

Essex

1

$2,049,992.14

87

Pennsauken Township School District

Pennsauken

Camden

2

$84,328.75

55

Township of Union Public Schools

Union

Union

2

$70,979.20

41

Gloucester Township School District

Blackwood

Gloucester

2

$68,469.94

47

Black Horse Pike Regional School District

Blackwood

Gloucester

2

$33,822.72

40

Ocean Township School District

Oakhurst

Monmouth

1

$29,418.68

40

Delran Township School District

Delran

Burlington

1

$24,960.00

40

Westfield School District

Westfield

Union

1

$23,754.00

37

Orange Board of Education**

Orange

Essex

1

$22,521.60

90

Paterson Free Public Library

Paterson

Passaic

1

$16,794.00

90

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

**Abbott districts.