E-Rate Form 470 Filing Window is OPEN
E-rate Form 470 opens the required bidding process for internet service providers. Service providers review the posted FCC Form 470 information and submit bids. Libraries compare received bids on a Bid Matrix to choose a service provider. Libraries must wait at least 28 days between filing Form 470 and Form 471 to allow time for the bidding process.
Form 470 will close 28 days before the deadline to file Form 471. The deadline for Form 471 for Funding Year 2023-2024 has not been set yet.