Dear MiCTA K-12, Library, related Consortium Members, MiCTA E-Rate eligible Company’s, and first-time visitors. This part of the MiCTA Home Page has been created to help assist you in finding the most critical information regarding the process and procedure for the use of MiCTA’s currently active 470 and related Vendor GMSA’s (Government Master Services Agreements), plus links to other MiCTA National E-Rate Program information as well as a link to a page covering both MiCTA E-Rate/Healthcare Connect Fund Universal Service National Programs.
The MiCTA National E-Rate 470 RFP evaluation committee, made up of MiCTA member volunteers from across the country, met to evaluate all of the responses received as a result of MiCTA’s TISA (Telecom/Internet/FBOS/Specialty Services and Applications 470 #230000001 filed and certified on July 1st, 2022. The MiCTA Government Master Service Agreements (MSAs) awarded through this process, as recognized by the FCC and USAC, will be multi-year and can extend through 2027.
Per the clarification from the FCC/USAC in November, 2020, “B. You can also purchase from a national contract signed by a consortium pursuant to the consortium's FCC Form 470 if you are a member of the consortium. USAC may request a Letter of Agency or other documentation from you to demonstrate that you are a member.”
Therefore, given the fact MiCTA E-rate MSA’s were awarded though a 470 process and are National Government Master Services Agreements any E-Rate Eligible K-12 or Library in the US can join MiCTA and take advantage of any of the eligible contracts listed below for their 471 Funding Requests citing MiCTA’s 470 #230000001 without having to first file a 470.
Telecommunications, Equipment, Internet, Specialty Services and Applications
- Crown Castle Fiber
- JC Communications
- Juniper Networks
- Lumen (formerly CenturyLink)
- Windstream Enterprise
Fiber Build Out, Leased Dark/Lit Fiber