April 17, 2017

E-rate Program applicants are invited to participate in a webinar on how to prepare for and complete the Funding Year 2017 FCC Form 471. The webinar is tailored for applicants who have completed their competitive bidding process and are ready to file the FCC Form 471. During the webinar, the audience will have the opportunity to participate in a live question and answer session with members of the Schools and Libraries team.

Registration for this event is now open.

Navigating the Application Filing Process

Thursday, April 27, 2017, 1:00-2:15 PM EDT

This webinar will provide a walkthrough of the FCC Form 471 application process. We will demonstrate how to file this form for both Category One and Category Two services and teach you how to complete the necessary questions on contracts and connectivity prior to filing the form. We will also provide guidance on a few best practices for the application filing window and frequently asked questions. Register Now!

If you can’t attend the live presentation, register for the webinar and we’ll send you a link to the recording. The recording will also be posted in the Online Learning Library.

Equipment and Set-Up

To participate, you'll need:

  • Minimum system requirements:
    • Click the "FAQs and System Test" button on the event's registration page to determine whether your computer meets the requirements to see and hear the webinar.
  • A computer or mobile device with an Internet connection.
  • Computer speakers or headset.

Need Help?

If you have any questions about the webinar, please contact USAC Outreach at

Audience members may submit questions anytime during the live event. If the presenters are unable to answer your questions, please call the Client Service Bureau at (888) 203-8100 or open a customer service case in EPC.

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