Dear MiCTA K-12, Library, related Consortium Members and MiCTA E-Rate eligible Company’s. This new area of the MiCTA Home Page has been created to help assist you in finding the most critical information regarding the process and procedure for the use of MiCTA’s 4 currently active 470’s and related Vendor MSA’s (Master Service Agreements), plus a link to the main E-Rate/HCF page where you will find other related E-Rate information
MiCTA National E-Rate 470 RFP evaluation committees, made up of MiCTA member volunteers from across the country, met to process all of the responses received as a result of MiCTA’s two 470’s filed and certified on November 9, 2013, Fiber Build –Out and Services 470 on December 10th, 2014 and Distributive Antenna Systems 470 on February 26, 2015. The Master Service Agreements (MSAs) procured thru these multiple 470 processes will be multi-year and can extend through the 2019 or 2020 of the 471 funding cycle. Please find below the MiCTA E-Rate PPT providing specific information on the Eligible Member procedure for avoiding the E-Rate 470 “Bid Process” that relates to your school or library’s original membership filing date. There is also a link to the up-dated MiCTA E-Rate vendor’s list and one providing access to in-depth information on accessing E-Rate forms and related instructions.
The FCC has recently announced that the filing window for Funding Year 2017 will open on February 27, 2017 and close on May 11, 2017