After entering the product and service details for your Category Two funding request (FRN) line item, the next screens to complete are the cost calculation, and selecting the recipients of service.
Once you’ve successfully entered a funding request and generated a funding request number (FRN), add line items that describe the funding request in detail. Start by clicking on the blue FRN number to add a line item.
To request funding for Category Two services — internal connections, managed internal broadband services, and basic maintenance of internal connections — file a separate FCC Form 471 (you cannot request Category One and Category Two services on the same form).
After entering your funding request (FRN) and FRN line items, you’ll arrive at the “Connectivity Information” summary portion of the FCC Form 471. Connectivity information populates automatically from your profile. If you did not enter this information in your profile before beginning the FCC Form 471, you will need to exit the form and enter the data in your profile.
After entering the line item’s bandwidth speed and connection information, enter the costs associated with the funding request (FRN) line item. The E-rate Productivity Center (EPC) will use your inputs to calculate the costs associated with the FRN line item.