E-Rate Services

With schools eager to expand their networks, and competitors aggressively marketing E-rate solutions, the time is ripe to develop a well-conceived strategy for delivering E-rate services. JSI can help you capture your local schools’ and libraries’ E-rate dollars. Our experienced team has assisted clients with E-rate questions and planning since the program’s 1996 inception. Among the E-rate services we offer are:

  • Monitoring Form 470 Requests on USAC’s Website (our “E-Rate Connect Service”)
  • Customized Telco Training
  • E-rate Marketing Plans
  • Identifying Eligible and Non-eligible Services
  • Composing and Negotiating Service & Maintenance Contracts
  • USAC-Required Reporting
  • Developing Quotes or Bids for Services
  • Calculation of Educational discounts, Taxes, Fees & Surcharges
  • Tracking E-rate Funding Commitments
  • Compliance Guidelines & Forms for Gift Giving
  • Educational Service Tariffs
  • Audit Responses & Record Retention Compliance

For more information on any of JSI’s E-rate services, contact Cassandra Heyne at 301-459-7590.

Why JSI

  • JSI is a proactive partner, closely attuned to the financial, technological, business and policy developments unfolding across the industry.
  • Our team regularly meets with the FCC and PUC staff on regulatory initiatives and provides expert testimony in federal and state proceedings.
  • JSI plays a prominent role in industry and association forums and champions the interests of community based independent providers as policy is debated and formed.
  • Our staff is knowledgeable, accessible and consistently receives positive feedback.
  • We give back to the industry and local communities through various charitable activities.

What Clients Say

JSI has been part of our team for 30 plus years. Their expertise and forward thinking philosophy in both regulatory matters and business opportunities have contributed greatly to the success of Hill Country Telephone Cooperative.
Delbert Wilson, General Manager
Hill Country Telephone

 

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