Updated E-Rate Program Requires Anti-Fraud Vigilance

Law360, New York (July 16, 2014, 3:08 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Federal Communications Commission recently voted to update the federal E-Rate program, shifting the focus to high-speed Internet and Wi-Fi connectivity from older technologies such as landline telephones and pagers. An additional focus arguably ought to include the prevention, and detection, of potential waste, fraud and abuse of the billions of dollars of funding available via this program.

The Schools and Libraries Program of the Universal Service Fund, commonly referred to as the E-Rate program, was created by the U.S. Congress through the Telecommunications Act of 1996. The program is administered by the Universal Service Administrative Company (“USAC”), an independent,...

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