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Florida E-Rate Training and Workshop FY 2013 Updated: Tallahassee January 9, 2013.

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1 Florida E-Rate Training and Workshop FY 2013 Updated: Tallahassee January 9, 2013

2 2 NEW DMS STATE CONTRACT APPLICATION PROCESS

3 3 DivTel Business Development Consultants…

4 4 DMS State Master Contracts ServiceCompanySPINContract Number Allowable Contract Date Award Date Form 470 App # Contract End Date Effective Dates CENTREXBellSouth (dba AT&T) DMS 06/ /30/20072/6/ /30/20142/ /31/2014 CenturyLink DMS 08/ /17/20082/9/ /30/20142/10/ /4/2014 Verizon DMS 08/ /25/20095/18/ /30/20145/22/ /21/2014 Toll-Free Services (1- 800/888) EarthLink/ DeltaCom DMS 08/ /9/20093/23/ /19/20144/10/ /19/2014 Long Distance Qwest MA /31/20033/22/ /21/20143/22/ /21/2014 Long Distance EarthLink/ DeltaCom DMS 10/ /29/20119/9/ /8/20169/9/ /8/2016

5 5 DMS State Master Contracts ServiceCompanySPINContract Number Allowable Contract Date Award Date Form 470 App # Contract End Date Effective Dates Voice Conferencing British Telecom DMS /6/20125/3/ /30/20155/3/ /30/2015 Telephony Equipment & Services Avaya /9/20089/3/ /2/20149/3/ /2/2014 Cisco /9/20089/3/ /2/20149/3/ /2/2014 Siemens /9/20089/3/ /2/20149/3/ /2/2014 Internet Access (FIRN) AT&T DMS 08/ /19/20081/12/ /30/20151/12/ /30/2015 MFNAT&T R10/4/20054/20/ /17/20169/18/ /17/2016

6 6 DMS State Master Contracts ServiceCompanySPINContract Number Allowable Contract Date Award Date Form 470 App # Contract End Date Effective Dates Wiring, InternalFor info, call James yflorida. com/tips 6/30/2013 Remote Broadband Services AT&T DMS 08/ /18/20087/13/ /2/20157/13/ /2/2015 Mobile Communications Services AT&T DMS A 9/30/20101/11/ /10/20171/13/ /12/2017 Mobile Communications Services Sprint DMS B 9/30/20101/13/ /12/20171/13/ /12/2017 Mobile Communications Services Verizon DMS C 9/30/20101/20/ /19/20171/20/ /19/2017

7 7 New State Master Contract Filing Process USAC Directive DivTel must file for E-Rate reimbursement for all State Master Contracts Starting with FY Decision due to fact that DivTel pays service provider invoices – i.e. is Billed Entity The change applies to ALL Florida E-Rate Eligible SUNCOM Master Contracts.

8 8 New State Master Contract Filing Process Customer decides which DMS services it will continue or order (if new) for upcoming funding year. If ordering TIPS, STEPS, or MCS, customer conducts mini-bid and completes Vendor Selection Matrix Customer completes LOA and submits to DivTel along with Form 479, if applicable DivTel creates shell USAC online Form 471 for each customer, obtains security code, and s customer a Guidance Letter containing the Form 471 number and security code, Checklist and Item 21 Attachment templates Customer logs in, completes Blocks 2, 4, & 5, creates Item 21 Attachment(s), completes checklist and forwards to DMS

9 9 New State Master Contract Filing Process DivTel reviews customer-submitted information, completes Block 6, certifies, and submits Form 471 and Item 21 Attachment on behalf of each customer DivTel receives Form 471 RAL, contacts customer for any changes Customer submits CSA to DivTel DivTel receives PIA requests and contacts customer for information, documentation when necessary DivTel receives FCDL and notifies customer

10 10 New State Master Contract Filing Process DivTel creates shell online USAC Form 486 for each customer, obtains security code, and s customer Form 486 number & security code Customer logs in, completes Blocks 2, 3 and 4 DivTel reviews completed Form 486, certifies, and submits Customer determines preferred invoicing mode (SPI/BEAR) SPI - DivTel invoices customers non-discounted portions & instructs service providers to file invoices to USAC for remainder OR BEAR - DivTel invoices customer 100% DivTel submits GRIDS for AT&T services DivTel collects any required documentation from customers

11 11 New State Master Contract Filing Process Benefits to You: DivTel manages all procurement and competitive bidding for state master contracts Customer maintains choice of SPI vs. BEAR invoicing modes E-Rate Assistance Team and DivTel will be responsible for applications, invoices, operations and SLD interface E-Rate Assistance Team will be primary contact for PIA questions

12 12 New State Master Contract Filing Process Benefits to You: Customers will not have to complete and submit AT&T GRIDS Customers will not have to comply with State Replacement Contract procedures DivTel will be financially responsible for any DivTel errors that impact funding commitment decisions for all state master contract applications

13 13 New State Master Contract Filing Process DivTel Will Need From You: Letter of Agency – Sign, date, return to E-Rate Assistance Team If ordering P2, provide DOE Letter of Tech Plan Certification if already certified, or notify DivTel of Draft Tech Plan prior to Form 471 filing, then provide DOE Letter of Tech Plan Certification before Form 486 filed Inform E-Rate Assistance Team if you are conducting your own procurement and considering a DMS State Master Contract as a bid response Copy of Form 479 if ordering Internet Access services Contact information for person(s) responsible for E-Rate Any supporting documentation requested by E-Rate Assistance Team

14 14 How You Can Reach Us Adolfo (Al) ArauzState E-rate Bridget DuffState E-rate Lauren HarrisState E-rate


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