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Q1: What is universal service?
Q2: What is the universal service fund?
Q3: What are the universal service programs?
Q4: Who pays for universal service?
Q5: How does universal service funding work?
Q6: What is USAC?
Q7: What does USAC do?
Q8: Approximately how much universal service funding is disbursed for each program?
Q9: Where can I find USAC’s annual reports?