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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.

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

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...

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Third Quarter 2020 Newsletter Available Now

Read the 3rd Quarter 2020 Newsletter which contains information relevant to service providers and Universal Service...

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Customer Support Closed July 3

The Service Provider Customer Call Center will be closed on Friday, July 3 for Independence Day. It...

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FCC Announces the 3rd Quarter Contribution Rate is 26.5%

On June 12, 2020, the FCC released Public Notice, 

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Second Quarter 2020 Newsletter Available Now

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