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Emergency Connectivity Fund Program

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In section 7402 of the American Rescue Plan Act (Act), Congress established a $7.171 billion Emergency Connectivity Fund (ECF) in the U.S. Treasury and directed the Federal Communications Commission (FCC or Commission) not later than 60 days after enactment of the Act to promulgate rules providing for the distribution of ECF support to eligible schools and libraries for the purchase of eligible equipment and/or advanced telecommunications and information services for use by students, school staff, and library patrons at locations including locations other than a school or library. On May 10, 2021, the FCC adopted a Report and Order entitled Establishing the Emergency Connectivity Fund to Close the Homework Gap, WC Docket No. 21-93, Report and Order, FCC 21-58 (2021) (Report and Order). The Report and Order established the Emergency Connectivity Fund Program (ECF Program), which is…

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