Form 471 Filing Guide – Category 1 Services

April 4, 2016

Attached you will find Julie’s awesome Form 471 Filing Guide for Category 1 services!  It contains 119 slides, walking you through four funding requests as follows:

  • Local-long distance/PRI lines – 2 FRN line items
  • Internet access (bundled with transport) – 1 FRN line item
  • Lit fiber WAN – 3 FRN line items
  • Cellular voice (MTM service) – 1 FRN line item

If you want to jump directly to a particular example, see the page reference numbers on slide 3.

The Category 2 Form 471 Guide will be coming in a few days.

If you have any questions as you’re working through your Form 471, please don’t hesitate to e-mail me at

– Julie

Julie Tritt Schell
PA E-rate Coordinator

717-730-7133 – o
717-730-9060 – f


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