Viewing FRN Data

Viewing Form 470 and Form 471 (FRN) data is one of the major advantages of BroadbandHub. Using a modern design, BroadbandHub has optimized the process to make the information easier to view and understand. This page will help you locate specific Form 471s and navigate their details page to streamline your data collection.

Finding the FRN Page

The first step is to locate the 471 Form that you’re looking for. You can do this by using BroadbandHub’s 471 search page. This page has many filters allowing for quick location of the desired forms. BroadbandHub also comes equiped with Region and Template features, allowing a user to save their preferences for future searches.

Search Instructions

  1. Click on the 471 search tab on the left-hand side of the page
  2. Search for a Form 471 by applying filters
    • Entity Name/Number
    • App/FRN Number
    • Consultant Name/Number
    • Service provider Name/Number
    • Funding years: Select the years of the form
    • Funding Status: Select filters for the status of the Form 471
      • Pending
      • Funded
      • Denied
      • Cancelled
    • Category of service: Select the type of service asked by the form.
      • Category 1
      • Category 2
    • States: Limit the search to forms from specific states
    • Dates: Enter date ranges for various fields of the form
      • Award Date
      • Extended Expiration Date
      • Service Delivery Deadline
      • Service Start Date
      • Contract Expiration Date
      • Actual Start Date
      • Last Date to Invoice
      • FCDL Letter Date
      • User-generated FCDL Date
      • Revised RCDL Date
      • Last Modified Timestamp
    • Wave Number
    • Function type
    • Product Type
    • Purpose type
    • Special construction
    • ECF
    • Order By: Personalize the order in which forms appear
  3. Click on the desired form to view its basic information in a drop-down

Finding the Form 471
After applying filters, the search function will display a list of Form 471s that best suit the filters. The list displays important information to allow for quick viewing and selection.

Look for the desired form and click on it to view its basic information in a drop-down. This drop-down displays the most important information for quick in-search viewing, saving time and effort to view key information. The information displayed is as follows:

To view the FRN Details page for even more information, click on the View FRN Details link at the bottom-left of the drop-down.

The FRN Page is the optimal place to quickly view key information about the FRN. In the upper-right, there is a way to toggle between the Original and Current form of the FRN. There are 5 key tabs in order to quickly find the desired information.

Basic Information

The Basic Information tab is the place to view the information about the form and the entity that filed the request.

Basic Information contains:


Timeline of the FRN’s money disbursement.


Displays the Consultants listed on the FRN.


See also: Finding Documents

This tab contains the document from the official USAC website. This is useful for people and organizations that want to see information that is not selected as really important by BroadbandHub. This tab also includes the RFPs and Associated Form 471 Documents for Form 470 applications that have already been decided.

Documents Contains:

Line Items

This tab contains important information about each line item contained in the FRN form.

Line Items Contains:

Recipients of Service

The Recipients of Service tab organizes and displays the recipients of each line item. Click on a line item to view a list of associated entities to receive the service.