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FACTS ON NJ E-RATE FUNDING COMMITMENTS

FACTS ON NJ E-RATE FUNDING COMMITMENTS
Year Four: July 1, 2001 – June 30, 2002
Wave 15: March 14, 2002

NATIONAL INFORMATION

  • More than 35,300 applications were received for the Universal Service Fund - Year 4.
  • This fifteenth wave notified approximately 322 schools and libraries applicants.
  • The total amount of Universal Service Funds committed nationally to schools and libraries in the form of a discount on eligible services for this wave: $147.6 million.

NEW JERSEY INFORMATION

  • The total amount of Universal Service Funds committed to New Jersey in the form of a discount on eligible services in this wave: $9,155,704.92. Total amount committed to New Jersey at this time: $53,490,644.14, which is 2% of national total thus far (over $2.25 billion).
  • The total number of awards in New Jersey for wave fifteen: 15.
  • The number of agencies notified in this fifteenth wave: 8. (New Jersey comprised 6% of the total national funded applications for this wave.)
  • Many agencies filed more than one application for separate services in the following categories:

Public School Districts: 2 (2 Abbott district(s) received awards in this wave)
Nonpublic Schools: 4
Public Libraries: 2