E-Rate Frequently Asked Questions

1. Product and Service Eligibility view
  • On-Premise Priority 1 Equipment
  • Filtering Software and Services
  • Fiber Optics
  • Excessive Versus Proactive Infrastructure
  • Administrative Costs Added by a School System
  • Transfer or Trade-in of Components
  • Eligible Locations
  • Technology Migration
  • Funding Priorities
2. Eligible Products Database view
  • If a manufacturer modifies the information for a product entry, how long does it take for that updated information to be posted into the database?
  • What is the field for Cost Allocation used for?
  • What are the checkboxes (VPN, storage, wireless, etc.) used for?
  • Does the Products Database show products that are discontinued?
  • Can a manufacturer obtain PIN's for additional users?