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

Year Two Summary

Wave Eight Details

August 27, 1999

NATIONAL INFORMATION

  • More than 32,000 applications were received for the Universal Service Fund - Year 2.
  • This eighth 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 $105 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: $3,260,335.43. Total amount committed to New Jersey at this time: $11,581,164.53, which is 2.0% of national total thus far (approximately $583 million).
  • Total number of awards in NJ for wave eight: 61.
  • Number of agencies notified in this eighth wave: 37. (NJ comprised 2.6% of the total national funded applications for this wave.)
  • Many agencies filed more than one application for separate services in the following categories:

(Six Abbott districts received awards in this wave.)

Public School Districts: 21
Non-Public Schools: 7
Public Libraries: 7

TOP 10 AWARDS:

DISTRICT

TOWN

COUNTY

# OF AWARDS

AMOUNT*

DISCOUNT

Paterson School District**

Paterson

Passaic

4

$1,561,528.24

90

Plainfield Public Schools**

Plainfield

Union

1

$281,380.32

78

Union City School District**

Union City

Hudson

2

$274,072.75

88

West New York School District**

West New York

Hudson

2

$270,493.47

73

Newark School District**

Newark

Essex

1

$146,943.00

87

Washington Township School District

Sewell

Gloucester

2

$136,968.00

40

Warren County Vocational School District

Washington

Warren

2

$89,730.00

50

Fair Lawn Public School District

Fair Lawn

Bergen

2

$70,838.40

40

Paramus School District

Paramus

Bergen

2

$59,726.98

36

Irvington Public Schools**

Irvington

Essex

1

$53,876.90

77

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

**Abbott districts.