The Funding Year 2021 Form 471 filing window will open on January 15, 2021 at 12:00 noon EST and close March 25, 2021 at 11:59 PM EDT. The application window will be open for 70 days.
 
With the application window closing on March 25, the latest date that applicants will be able to file an FCC Form 470 while still allowing the required 28 days for competitive bidding will be February 25, 2021.  In addition, the administrative window, which allows applicants to make changes to their EPC profiles, will close January 13 at 11:59 PM EST.