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FCC Wireline Competition Bureau Releases E-Rate Eligible Services List for Funding Year 2012 (9-29-11)

On 9-29-11, the FCC Wireline Competition Bureau (WCB) released by Order (DA No. 11-1600) the Eligible Services List (ESL) to support E-rate recipients for Funding Year 2012.  See:

The WCB adopted most of the clarifications proposed in the ESL Public Notice, with some minor modifications, for the following categories:

  • ESL Introduction
  • Telecommunications Services
  • Telecommunications
  • Internet Access
  • Internal Connections
  • Basic Maintenance of Internal Connections
  • Miscellaneous Clarifications

However, the WCB declined to add new services to the ESL and it emphasized that this proceeding was not intended to change the eligibility rules.

The ESL for Funding Year 2012 can be found here:


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