Trainings & Outreach

New Webinars! Quarterly Basic Training for Service Providers

In 2019, USAC will offer more training opportunities for companies new to the Universal Service program. The following webinars will be repeated through the year, giving new service providers the opportunity to learn the basics of the program and ask questions about the process.

FCC Form 499-Q Basics

Tuesday, April 9, 2019
2:00-3:00 p.m. ET

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This webinar is intended for all service providers interested in learning/reviewing the general requirements for filing the FCC Form 499-Q, the quarterly telecommunications worksheet. This training is especially recommended for new filers.

498/499 ID Basics for Service Providers

Wednesday, May 8, 2019
2:00-3:00 p.m. ET

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This webinar is intended for all providers new to the Universal Service programs. Learn the difference between a 498 and 499 ID as well as the process to request and obtain these IDs. We will outline information required to register each, walk through the registration process, and discuss what happens after you submit your registration.

Audience Participation

Audience members may submit questions in advance by using the "Questions and Comments" field on the event registration form. Questions during the live event will be accepted if time allows. If the presenters are unable to answer your questions, we'll post a list of questions and answers along with the recording following the event.

Equipment and Set-Up

To participate, you'll need:

  • To meet the minimum system requirements,
  • A computer or mobile device with an Internet connection, and
  • Computer speakers and microphone (optional). Participants may use a telephone as an alternative to the computer's speakers.