Upcoming Dates

Webinar: Avoiding Common Audit Findings

December 10, 2019

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

December 31, 2019

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 2017.

March 1, 2020

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, 2020

CAF BLS Form 507 Line Counts Due (Mandatory)

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

April 1, 2020

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 2020-2021.

June 17, 2020

Submit CAF ICC Data

Recipients of CAF ICC must submit their Tariff Review Plans.

July 1, 2020

Mobility Fund Phase I Annual Report Due

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

July 1, 2020

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, 2020

Annual Rate Floor Submission Due

Incumbent local exchange carriers (ILECs) receiving High Cost support must file their annual rate floor data with USAC. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) rules require carriers to report all residential rates in their service areas that fall below the annually established Rate Floor Benchmark to USAC on the Rate Floor Data Collection Form.

July 31, 2020

CAF BLS Form 507 Line Counts Due (Optional)

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

September 30, 2020

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, 2020

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

December 31, 2020

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.