Archive — Month: April 2017


Published: April 21st, 2017

FCC Approves the Arizona Universal Service Fund

AUSF UPDATE: FCC Approves the Arizona Universal Service Fund to Award State Matches for Special Construction of Broadband Infrastructure for Arizona Schools and Libraries The Corporation Commission approved changes to the Arizona Universal Service Fund (AUSF), providing $8 million in state funding for schools and libraries across the state to access high-speed broadband internet services. [Read more…]

Published: April 7th, 2017

E-Rate Paperwork Deadline Coming Soon

Milan Eaton, the State E-Rate Director has also emphasized that the Form 470 for the E-Rate Program should be posted for the existing connections, in addition to a 470 for any necessary construction projects. There may also be an inclusion of a third Form 470 for the add-on Arizona Broadband for Education Initiative. These are [Read more…]

Published: April 7th, 2017

Sign Up for the Arizona Broadband for Education Initiative Now!

The deadline is approaching for Arizona schools to get reimbursed for their broadband services. Arizona K-12 schools that need little to no cost broadband connection services must act soon to take advantage of the new Arizona Broadband for Education Initiative. The deadline for 2017 is April 13 to post your Form 470 and associated RFP. [Read more…]