E-rate Modernization

Established in 1996, the schools and libraries universal service support program, commonly known as the E-rate program, helps ensure that schools and libraries obtain telecommunications and Internet access at affordable rates. There has been many updates and revisions over the years to improve the E-rate application process. Information provided here focuses on E-rate Modernization, the most recent efforts by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), that started in July 2013.