E-rATE Services include the following for both Category 1 and Category 2 USF funding:
- Identification of eligible needs
- Completion and submission of all required forms
- Participation in pre-bid meetings
- Assisting the review and selection of vendors
- Responding to all requests for additional information and clarification from USAC; serving as the contact person for all USF forms.
- Providing the client with copies of all documentation and correspondence as well as keep copies in the Convergent Technology Partners office.
- Reviewing vendor invoices to ensure that documentation is complete, and filed in the manner requested by USAC.
- Providing additional support to vendors and the client in filing for payment of invoices and reimbursement claims as needed.