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

Year Two Summary

Wave Ten Details

September 10, 1999

NATIONAL INFORMATION

  • More than 32,000 applications were received for the Universal Service Fund - Year 2.
  • This tenth wave notified agencies that submitted approximately 1,000applications.
  • Total amount of Universal Service Funds committed nationally in the form of a discount on eligible services for this wave: approximately $70 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: $6,245,624.19. Total amount committed to New Jersey at this time: $19,825,806.68, which is 2.7% of national total thus far (approximately $734 million).
  • Total number of awards in NJ for wave ten: 27.
  • Number of agencies notified in this tenth wave: 19. (NJ comprised 1.9% of the total national funded applications for this wave.)
  • 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: 13
Non-Public Schools: 4
Public Libraries: 2

TOP 10 AWARDS:

DISTRICT

CITY

COUNTY

# OF AWARDS

AMOUNT*

DISCOUNT

Paterson School District**

Paterson

Passaic

1

$2,270,479.77

90

Hoboken School District**

Hoboken

Hudson

4

$1,920,377.15

90

Newark School District**

Newark

Essex

1

$1,745,668.08

86

Paramus School District

Paramus

Bergen

1

$54,000.00

36

Scotch Plains-Fanwood Public Schools

Scotch Plains

Union

2

$51,840.00

40

Camden County E-Rate Consortium**

(see Wave Ten details)

Camden

2

$51,468.54

(see Wave Ten details)

Long Branch Free Public Library

Long Branch

Monmouth

3

$51,226.75

83

Hunterdon County Educational Services Commission

Flemington

Hunterdon

2

$24,423.60

80

Ocean City School District

Ocean City

Cape May

1

$23,220.00

45

Guttenberg School District

Guttenberg

Hudson

1

$17,347.90

80

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

**Abbott districts.