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The FY2024 FCC Form 471 Filing Window is Now Open

The Funding Year (FY) 2024 FCC Form 471 application filing window opened today – Wednesday, January 17 at 12 noon ET – and will close on Wednesday, March 27, 2024, at 11:59 p.m. ET. Below are some critical dates for FY2024. The FCC Forms 470 and 471 must be filed in the E-Rate Productivity Center (EPC). The dates and times above apply to the time the form is

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FCC Considering Comments on Significant E-Rate Updates, to Issue Final Rules in Near Future

By Garima Warma On July 20, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) released Order 23-56, which contains a number of proposed changes to the E-Rate program that represent its largest evolution since 2015’s E-Rate Modernization Order. The period for comments from interested parties closed on October 23 and, as a leader in the E-Rate Management Professionals Association (E-MPA), Kellogg & Sovereign (K&S) significantly contributed to

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FCC focuses on Tribal Libraries and seeks comments on ways to simplify the E-Rate Rules

On July 20, 2023, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) took a significant step towards enhancing access to funding for Tribal libraries and other E-Rate participants. This order is designed to streamline the process of obtaining cost-effective, high-speed broadband services and equipment, benefiting students and library visitors alike by connecting them to valuable online educational resources. Tribal libraries now have the opportunity to participate in

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