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

Year Two Summary

Wave Eleven Details

September 17, 1999

NATIONAL INFORMATION

  • More than 32,000 applications were received for the Universal Service Fund - Year 2.
  • This eleventh wave notified agencies that submitted approximately 700 applications.
  • Total amount of Universal Service Funds committed nationally in the form of a discount on eligible services for this wave: approximately $57 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: $1,924,426.68. Total amount committed to New Jersey at this time: $21,750,233.36, which is 2.7% of national total thus far (approximately $791 million).
  • Total number of awards in NJ for wave eleven: 72.
  • Number of agencies notified in this eleventh wave: 40. (NJ comprised 5.7% of the total national funded applications for this wave.)
  • Many agencies filed more than one application for separate services in the following categories:

(Two Abbott districts received awards in this wave.)

Public School Districts: 24
Non-Public Schools: 14
Public Libraries: 2

TOP 10 AWARDS:

DISTRICT

CITY

COUNTY

# OF AWARDS

AMOUNT*

DISCOUNT

Perth Amboy School District**

Perth Amboy

Middlesex

9

$1,142,962.28

90

West New York School District**

West New York

Hudson

2

$226,866.14

90

Camden County E-Rate Consortium

(see Wave Eleven details)

Camden

9

$91,080.76

(see Wave Eleven details)

Piscataway Township School District

Piscataway

Middlesex

1

$78,654.40

43

Woodbridge Township School District

Woodbridge

Middlesex

1

$74,445.84

42

River Dell Regional High School District

Oradell

Bergen

2

$29,676.80

40

Fairfield Township Public Schools

Bridgeton

Cumberland

2

$27,840.00

80

East Newark School District

East Newark

Essex

2

$26,652.00

60

Memorial Jr-Sr High School

Elmwood Park

Bergen

2

$21,520.00

40

Rancocas Valley Regional High School District

Mount Holly

Burlington

2

$21,048.00

40

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

**Abbott districts.