Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands based schools, libraries and consortia seeking broadband and telecommunications funding from the federal ‘E-rate’ program now have access to expertise from the most experienced program team in the nation: Solix E-Rate Consulting, through an exclusive hotline and dedicated resources, the company announced.
Solix Inc., which served as the
E-rate business process solution provider for 20 years, has established a
dedicated hotline 844-656-4405 for communities in Puerto Rico and the USVI.
Clients in these territories can utilize this dedicated hotline to access Solix
E-rate specialists, and communications can be conducted in English, Spanish and
Solix’s services include
preparation and filing of applications to maximize eligible funding, analytics
tools, updates, invoicing, appeals and audit support. Solix is also
offering a complimentary E-rate Rapid Fund Assessment. With some basic applicant
information, Solix’ E-rate experts will provide:
- Estimates of the amount of funding for which an
applicant may qualify;
- Overview of what to expect if an applicant has
never applied for E-rate funding; and,
- Insights into maximizing eligible funding while
Additional services for schools
and school districts are available through Solix’ Sivic Solutions Group, with expertise in maximizing funding
from Medicaid, TANF and other federal programs. Solix Rural Health Care Consulting assists rural health
care providers in obtaining funding for technology necessary for the delivery
of tele-health services.
Solix is a business process
outsourcing firm providing program management, technology solutions, consulting
and customer care for clients throughout the United States.
The Federal Communications
Commission oversees both the E-rate Program, which helps schools and libraries
obtain affordable broadband and telecom services, and the Rural Health Care Program, which provides funding to
rural health care providers for technology services.