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

Year Two Summary

Wave Three Details

July 22, 1999

NATIONAL INFORMATION

  • More than 32,000 applications were received for the Universal Service Fund - Year 2.
  • This third wave notified agencies that submitted approximately 1,400 applications.
  • Total amount of Universal Service Funds committed nationally in the form of a discount on eligible services for this wave: approximately $139 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: $1,034,338.54. Total amount committed to New Jersey at this time: $3,700,291.10, which is 2.7% of national total thus far (approximately $139 million).
  • Total number of awards in NJ for wave three: 56.
  • Number of agencies notified in this third wave: 35. (NJ comprised 2.5% of the total national funded applications.)
  • 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: 20
Non-Public Schools: 9
Public Libraries: 6

 

TOP 10 AWARDS:

DISTRICT

TOWN

COUNTY

# OF AWARDS

AMOUNT*

DISCOUNT

Elizabeth School District**

Elizabeth

Union

2

$184,988.78

85

Camden County E-Rate Consortium

See Wave 3 Details

Camden

13

$178,466.95

See Wave 3 Details

Franklin Township School District

Somerset

Somerset

1

$117,954.72

52

Matawan-Aberdeen Regional School District

Matawan

Middlesex

1

$81,600.00

40

West Windsor-Plainsboro Regional School District

Princeton Junction

Mercer

1

$76,116.46

40

Egg Harbor Township School District

West Atlantic City

Atlantic

2

$53,138.68

51

Rahway School District

Rahway

Union

1

$52,800.00

55

Randolph Township School District

Randolph

Morris

1

$48,455.04

40

Irvington Public Schools**

Irvington

Essex

2

$42,164.43

77

Bridgeton School District**

Bridgeton

Cumberland

1

$33,801.60

80

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

**Abbott districts.