Partner Steve Augustino will present the "E-Rate Service Provider ToolkitE-Rate Service Provider Toolkit" session at the 8th Annual SHLB Conference. This session will guide service providers through current E-rate program issues and compaliance considerations.

The panel will address three primary questions for service providers.
  • E-rate as a sales channel.  How to set up the organization, compliance with the competitive bidding rules and how the E-rate market differs from other SMB markets;
  • Managing e-rate processes.  From a service provider’s perspective, how to handle the FCDL reviews, invoicing, and certification.  This section also will discuss challenges relating to USAC’s review of fiber builds;
  • Compliance and Enforcement.  What are the current hot button issues in e-rate enforcement, how does the False Claims Act apply and what are the best strategies for handling USAC audits. 

For more information, and to register, click here.