FCC Announces RBE Filing Window

The filing window for the Rural Broadband Experiments (RBE) will open on Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 9:00am ET., according to a public notice released by the FCC’s Wireline Competition Bureau. All application and bid materials are due Friday, November 7, 2014 at 6pm ET.

There is an opportunity for accelerated funding through RBE, which we explain in some detail here.

Bidders have a short window to gather necessary data to prepare applications. The FCC released screen shots of form 5610, along with sample documents to be used in the application process. CTC previously issued a memorandum providing insight on the application process.

Access the full RBE order here, and see our memorandum providing guidance on the original order. Please also visit the FCC’s Rural Broadband Experiments website.

We are available to offer comprehensive guidance as necessary.

Published: Friday, October 17, 2014 by CTC Technology & Energy