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

Year Two Summary

Wave Sixteen Details

October 22, 1999

NATIONAL INFORMATION

  • More than 32,000 applications were received for the Universal Service Fund - Year 2.
  • This sixteenth wave notified approximately 1,200 schools and libraries applicants.
  • Total amount of Universal Service Funds committed nationally in the form of a discount on eligible services for this wave: approximately $121 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: $242,303.82. Total amount committed to New Jersey at this time: $27,504,115.87, which is 2.0% of national total thus far (approximately $1.38 billion).
  • Total number of awards in NJ for wave sixteen: 12.
  • Number of agencies notified in this sixteenth wave: 8. (NJ comprised 0.7% of the total national funded applications for this wave.)
  • Many agencies filed more than one application for separate services in the following categories:

(No Abbott districts received awards in this wave.)

Public School Districts: 6
Non-Public Schools: 2
Public Libraries: 0

TOP AWARDS:

DISTRICT

CITY TOWN COUNTY DISCOUNT AMOUNT* NUMBER

COUNTY

# OF AWARDS

AMOUNT*

DISCOUNT

Bergen County Technical Schools

Paramus

Bergen

4

$120,885.76

47

Bergen County Special Services

Paramus

Bergen

1

$38,456.00

46

Florence Township School District

Florence

Burlington

2

$30,735.36

46

Essex County Educational Services Commission

Cedar Grove

Essex

1

$29,160.00

90

Saint Gerard Majella School

Paterson

Passaic

1

$19,687.50

50

Lincoln Park Board of Education

Lincoln Park

Morris

1

$1,880.40

40

Saint Anthony School

Trenton

Mercer

1

$1,164.00

50

Bloomsbury Elementary School

Bloomsbury

Hunterdon

1

$334.80

40

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

**Abbott districts.