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

Year Two Summary

Wave Five Details

August 6, 1999

NATIONAL INFORMATION

  • More than 32,000 applications were received for the Universal Service Fund - Year 2.
  • This fifth wave notified agencies that submitted approximately 1,700 applications.
  • Total amount of Universal Service Funds committed nationally in the form of a discount on eligible services for this wave: approximately $110 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: $598,183.80. Total amount committed to New Jersey at this time: $5,350,487.42, which is 1.8% of national total thus far (approximately $380 million).
  • Total number of awards in NJ for wave five: 55.
  • Number of agencies notified in this fifth wave: 41. (NJ comprised 3.2% 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: 28
Non-Public Schools: 8
Public Libraries: 5

TOP 10 AWARDS:

DISTRICT

TOWN

COUNTY

# OF AWARDS

AMOUNT*

DISCOUNT

Westfield School District

Westfield

Union

1

$52,369.80

37

Buena Regional School District

Richland

Atlantic

1

$51,606.00

61

Lawnside Borough School District

Lawnside

Camden

2

$50,838.72

80

Glassboro Public School District

Glassboro

Gloucester

3

$47,314.56

57

Lacey Township School District

Lanoka Harbor

Ocean

1

$40,095.00

45

Summit School District

Summit

Union

1

$37,296.00

40

North Arlington School District

North Arlington

Bergen

2

$31,995.98

40

Southern Gloucester County Regional School District

Franklinville

Gloucester

2

$31,866.50

52

Essex County Educational Services Commission

Cedar Grove

Essex

1

$26,406.00

90

Mercer County Special Services School District

Trenton

Mercer

1

$26,242.27

80

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

**Abbott districts.