Monthly SLD News Brief 2019

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January 2019
  • January 4th - Upcoming Dates and Deadlines for the First Quarter of 2019, Commitments for FY 2019, Service Providers: FY2019 Now Available for FCC Form 473. 
  • January 11th - Commitments for Funding Year 2018, USAC Is Open for Business As Usual; All Deadlines Remain in Effect, Getting Ready for the FY2019 Application Filing Window, USAC Seeks IT Enhancement Feedback. 
  • January 18th - Commitments for Funding Year 2018, The FY 2019 Application Filing Window is Now Open, FY 2019 FCC Form 471 - What's New. 
  • January 25th - Commitments for Funding Year 2018, Erratum, E-Rate Office Hours, Extensions for Participants Affected by California Wildfires.

February 2019

  • February 1st - Commitments for Funding Year 2018, FCC Waives and Proposes to Eliminate Amortization Requirement, Reminders on the Competitive Bidding Process and the FCC Form 470.
  • February 8th - Commitment for Funding Year 2018, Upcoming E-Rate Office Webinars, Update on Latest EPC Release, More Reminders on the Competitive Bidding Process and the FCC Form 470.
  • February 15th - Commitments for Funding Year 2018, Focus on Participant Experience, Upcoming E-Rate Webinars, More Reminders on the Competitive Bidding Process and the FCC For 470. 
  • February 22nd - Commitments for Funding Year 2018, E-Rate Webinars, Reminder for Last-minute FCC Form 470 Filers, Update on Special Characters in Narrative Field in EPC.

March 2019

  • March 1th - Commitments for Funding Year 2018, E-Rate Program Service Provider Training Now Posted Online, Update on Latest EPC Release.
  • March 8th - Commitments for Funding year 2018, File Size Limit for SPI Forms Filed Electronically, Update on FY 2019 Service Provider RALs, Reminder on the Website Resources for the Filing Window, Multipliers for FY 2019 Category Two Budget Calculations, FRN Balance Verifications.
  • March 15th - Commitments for Funding Year 2018, CSB Hours During the Last Week of the Filing Window, Contract Reminders Related to Filing FCC Form 471, Licenses, Modules, and Transceivers, Reminder on Responding to FRN Balance Verifications.
  • March 22nd - Commitments for Funding Year 2018, Reminder: CSB Hours the Last Week of the Filing Window, Reminders for FCC Form 471 Filers.
  • March 29th - Commitments for Funding Year 2018, Next Steps Related to the FY2019 Application Filing Window, URL Changes to Legacy Functions.

April 2019

  • April 5th - Commitments for Funding Year 2018, Register for Upcoming Webinars, Overview of the PIA Review Process.
  • April 12th - Commitments for Funding Year 2018, SL News Brief, Responding to PIA Review Questions in EPC.
  • April 26th - Applicant Profiles Unlocked, Selective Review Overview. 

May 2019

  • May 3rd - Commitments for Funding Year 2019, Upcoming Webinars, URL Changes to Legacy Functions, Correction on Extensions of time to Respond to PIA Inquiries.
  • May 10th - Commitments for Funding Year 2019, New Tool to Search for Your FCC Form 498 Status, Reminder: Webinar on FCC Form 486 and CIPA.
  • May 24th - Commitments for Funding Year 2019, Registration for Summer 2019 Service Provider Training Opens, Update on Fall 2019 Applicant Training, EPC Deployment News, Service Providers: File Your FY2019 SPAC Form.
  • May 31st - Commitments for Funding Year 2019, Registration for Summer 2019 Service Provider Training Continues, Summer Contact Period ("Summer 15-day) Has Begun, Returning Funds to USAC? Here's What You Need to Know.

June 2019

  • June 7th - Commitments for Funding Years 2019 and 2018, Newly Deployed EPC Modifications, C2 Budget Tool Updated for FY2019, Service Substitution Certifications, Reminder of June 30 Deadline to Complete Special Construction Required to Light or Use the Fiber.
  • June 14th - Commitments for Funding Years 2019 and 2018, Registration for Fall 2019 Applicant and Tribal Training Opens, Registration for Summer 2019 Service Provider Training Continues.
  • June 21st - Commitments for Funding Year 2019, Eighth Applicant Training Session Confirmed, Update on Summer 2019 Service Provider Training.
  • June 28th - Commitments for Funding Year 2019, FY2020 FCC Form 470 Reminders.

July 2019

  • July 12th - Commitments for Funding Years 2019 and 2018, Update on BEAR Notification Letters, FCC Issues NPRM on Category Two Budgets, Training Updates, USAC Seeks IT Enhancement Feedback.
  • July 19th - Commitments for Funding Year 2019, NPRM Comment and Reply Comment Deadlines Established, EPC Training Site Update and Funding Year Schedule, Notes on Upcoming System Modifications.
  • July 26th - Commitments for Funding Year 2019, Invoicing Reminders, Incorrect Link on First Demand Payment Letter. 

August 2019

  • August 2nd - Commitments for Funding Year 2019, Filing the Applicant of the FCC Form 498.