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About E-Rate

The Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC) Schools and Libraries program, also known as the E-rate program, makes telecommunications and information services more affordable for schools and libraries in America. Congress mandated in 1996 that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) use the federal Universal Service Fund (USF) to provide discounted eligible telecommunications, Internet access, and internal connections to eligible schools and libraries.

Find more information on the USAC's website.

Information and Resources

Contacts

Public Library E-Rate Coordinator: Paula James, (803) 734-8917

K-12 Coordinator/State Consortium: Valarie Byrd, (803) 896-0323.

SLD Client Service Bureau: 1-888-203-8100 or Submit A Question

SC State Library Information:

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