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Tools

These tools provide access to public High Cost program data and program disbursements.

These tools are part of the USAC Open Data Initiative

Data Tools

Connect America Fund Broadband Map

The Connect America Fund (CAF) Broadband Map displays the locations where providers receiving CAF support have built out mass-market, high-speed Internet service.

ACAM, ACAM II and CAF BLS Buildout Requirements

Buildout requirements and methodology selection for CAF BLS and funded locations for ACAM and ACAM II

Certification Search

This search tool can help a carrier discover whether or not their certification has been received by USAC.

Form 481 Program Year 2019 Data (Non-Confidential)

Non-confidential FCC From 481 data filed by carriers participating in the High Cost program

Form 481 Program Year 2020 Data (Non-Confidential)

Non-confidential FCC From 481 data filed by carriers participating in the High Cost program

Form 481 Program Year 2021 Data (Non-Confidential)

Non-confidential FCC From 481 data filed by carriers participating in the High Cost program

Connect America Fund Phase I Data

Deployment Data for Connect America Fund Phase I

Funding Tools

Funding Disbursement Search

This search tool can be used to search for support disbursed to ETCs.

Detailed Payment Data Search

This search tool can be used to search for support paid to ETCs.

Connect America Cost Model (CACM)

This tool is used to calculate the amount of funding ETCs will receive to support deployment of voice and broadband service networks where a federal subsidy is necessary. Users of previous models must create new accounts.

FCC Operating Expense Limitation Worksheet

Template to determine OpEx limitations for Rate-of-Return carriers.

Notes on FCC OpEx limits

Capital Investment Allowance Results

Capital Investment Allowance Results

Capital Investment Allowance Template

Capital Investment Allowance Template

Notes on CIA Methodology

Second Offer for A-CAM Support with Legacy Transition Payments

Second Offer for Carriers that Elected Initial A-CAM Offer with Legacy Transition Payments (12/20/2016)