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

Year Two Summary

Wave One Details

July 12, 1999

NATIONAL INFORMATION

  • More than 32,000 applications were received for the Universal Service Fund – Year 2 by the Schools and Libraries Division (SLD).
  • This first wave notified agencies that submitted approximately 6000 applications.
  • Total amount of Universal Service Funds committed nationally in the form of a discount on eligible services for this wave: approximately $90 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: $2,453,486.76. Total amount committed to New Jersey at this time: $2,453,486.76, which is 2.7% of national total (approximately $90 million).
  • Total number of awards in NJ for wave one: 184.
  • Number of agencies notified in this first wave: 123. (NJ comprised 2.1% of the total national funded applications.)
  • Many agencies filed more than one application for separate services in the following categories:

Public School Districts: 70 (Five Abbott districts received awards in this wave.)
Non-Public Schools: 30
Public Libraries: 23

Top 10 Awards:

DISTRICT

TOWN

COUNTY

DISCOUNT

AMOUNT*

NUMBER

Pleasantville School District**

Pleasantville

Atlantic

80

$355,216.38

3

Bridgeton School District**

Bridgeton

Cumberland

80

$260,736.00

3

Asbury Park School District**

Asbury Park

Monmouth

88

$256,128.40

2

Jersey City Public Library

Jersey City

Hudson

87

$201,371.07

3

Toms River Regional School District

Toms River

Ocean

40

$146,480.68

1

Parsippany-Troy Hills School District

Parsippany

Morris

40

$82,025.60

1

Elizabeth Public Library

Elizabeth

Union

86

$79,513.02

8

Neptune Township School District**

Neptune

Monmouth

66

$78,408.00

1

Keyport School District

Keyport

Monmouth

50

$58,881.12

1

Nutley School District

Nutley

Essex

40

$44,634.40

4

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

**Abbott districts.

For additional details on funding commitments by services requested (telecommunications, Internet access and internal connections) and discount bands see table from the SLD website [www.sl.universalservice.org] .