What will the New E-Rate Program look like?

Prior to four days ago, there were many different possibilities “on the table” to project what eRate would be in the future.  We’ve heard opinions from simply expanding the funding base so once again Priority Two funding would be available, to a complete revamp of the program which would completely change the “discount matrix” and what would and would not be eligible.

On June 20, 2014, the FCC Chairman, Thomas Wheeler submitted his “E-Rate Modernization Proposal” which is somewhat general but give us a perspective of his goal and agenda.