Contributing to the USF
All telecommunications providers must file with USAC every year. This determines if they must contribute to the Universal Service Fund (USF) and how much the contribution will be.
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Participation by Program
Service providers make universal service possible by participating in one or more USF programs. Explore participation by selecting from the options below:
*This information is based on 2017-2018 Universal Service Fund data.
New Forms Management Coming in E-File Sept. 28
Sep 11, 2020
USAC is updating the Forms Management interface in E-File with improved navigation on Monday, Sept. 28. A few of the enhancements include:
- A snapshot of the 499 forms, their filing status, and required action easily visible at-a-glance
- A comprehensive list of all filer IDs associated with multi-filer user IDs
- Simplified navigation to include...
Third Quarter 2020 Newsletter Available Now
Jul 21, 2020
Read the 3rd Quarter 2020 Newsletter which contains information relevant to service providers and Universal Service...Read More
Customer Support Closed July 3
Jul 3, 2020
The Service Provider Customer Call Center will be closed on Friday, July 3 for Independence Day. It...Read More
FCC Announces the 3rd Quarter Contribution Rate is 26.5%
Jun 15, 2020
On June 12, 2020, the FCC released Public Notice,
Second Quarter 2020 Newsletter Available Now
Apr 2, 2020
Read the 2nd Quarter 2020...Read More