E-Rate News

Coronavirus Capital Projects Fund – $10 Billion (can be used for broadband)

The American Rescue Plan also includes a $10 billion Coronavirus Capital Projects Fund to help states, territories, and Tribal governments to carry out critical capital projects directly enabling work, education, and health monitoring, including remote options, in response to the pandemic.

E-rate and Rural Health Care Inflation-Based Caps for FY2021

The FCC’s Wireline Competition Bureau (Bureau) announced the E-Rate and Rural Health Care (RHC) programs’ funding caps for funding year 2021. The new caps represent a 1.2% inflation-adjusted increase in each program cap from funding year 2020.