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Upcoming Dates

Webinar: Avoiding Common Audit Findings

November 10, 2021

Join USAC’s High Cost Program staff and Internal Audit staff to learn more about how High Cost carriers can avoid common audit findings. Register here

December 31, 2021

CAF BLS Form 509 Actual Data Due

Recipients of CAF BLS must submit their actual cost and revenue data, including actual voice and broadband-only loops on Form 509 for Calendar Year 2018.

January 7, 2022

4Q2021 Performance Measures Pre-testing Data

Carriers receiving Carriers receiving ACAM, Revised ACAM, Alaska Plan and RBE must file the performance measures pre-testing data for 4Q2021

March 1, 2022

HUBB Filing Deadline

Carriers participating in modernized Connect America Fund programs must file broadband deployment data with USAC’s HUBB (High Cost Universal Broadband) portal showing where they are building out mass-market, high-speed Internet service.  Learn More

March 31, 2022

CAF BLS Form 507 Line Counts Due (Mandatory)

Recipients of CAF BLS must submit their line counts on Form 507.

March 31, 2022

CAF BLS Form 508 Projected Data Due

Recipients of CAF BLS must submit their projected cost and revenue data, including projected voice and broadband-only loops on Form 508 for Program Year 2022-2023.

April 7, 2022

1Q2022 Performance Measures Pre-testing Data

Carriers receiving ACAM II, BLS, Alaska Plan carriers not currently required to file in the HUBB, CAF II Auction and NY Broadband Program must submit their first quarter 2021 pre-testing performance measures results.

June 16, 2022

Submit CAF ICC Data

Recipients of CAF ICC must submit their Tariff Review Plans.

July 1, 2022

Mobility Fund Phase I Annual Report Due

Recipients of Mobility Fund Phase I support must submit Form 690.

July 1, 2022

Form 481 Due

Eligible telecommunications carriers (ETCs) participating in the High Cost program must file FCC Form 481 report with USAC on an annual basis. This form collects financial and operations information used to validate carrier support and fulfills the annual 54.313 certification requirement.

July 1, 2022

ACAM and Alaska Plan FCC Form 507

Recipients of ACAM and Alaska Plan support must submit their line counts on Form 507.

July 7, 2022

2Q22 Performance Measures Pre-testing Data

Carriers receiving ACAM II, BLS, Alaska Plan carriers not currently required to file in the HUBB, CAF II Auction and NY Broadband Program must submit their second quarter 2021 pre-testing performance measures results.

July 31, 2022

2021 Performance Measures Testing Data

Carriers receiving CAF II Model support must submit their 2021 performance measures testing results.

September 30, 2022

CAF BLS Form 507 Line Counts Due (Optional)

Recipients of CAF BLS may submit their line counts on Form 507, if filing quarterly.

October 1, 2022

Annual 54.314 Certification Due

Eligible telecommunications carriers (ETCs) are required to be certified to receive High Cost program support, pursuant to Section 54.314, including certification of Mobility Fund Phase I and Tribal study area codes.  Most carriers are certified by their states, but carriers not subject to state jurisdiction must self-certify. Learn More

October 7, 2022

3Q2022 Performance Measures Pre-testing Data

Carriers receiving ACAM II, BLS, Alaska Plan carriers not currently required to file in the HUBB, CAF II Auction and NY Broadband Program must submit their third quarter 2021 pre-testing performance measures results.

December 31, 2022

CAF BLS Form 509 Actual Data Due

Recipients of CAF BLS must submit their actual cost and revenue data, including actual voice and broadband-only loops on Form 509 for Calendar Year 2020.

December 31, 2022

CAF BLS Form 507 Line Counts Due (Optional)

Recipients of CAF BLS may submit their line counts on Form 507, if filing quarterly.

January 7, 2023

4Q2022 Performance Measures Pre-testing Data

Carriers receiving ACAM II, BLS, Alaska Plan carriers not currently required to file in the HUBB, CAF II Auction and NY Broadband Program must submit their fourth quarter 2022 pre-testing performance measures results.