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Total Support ILEC vs. CETC

The Lifeline Program’s annual disbursements to service providers by type: incumbent local exchange carriers (ILEC) and competitive eligible telecommunications carriers (CETC).

YEAR

CETC

ILEC

TOTAL

2017

$1,162,177,769

$104,542,224

$1,266,719,993

2016

$1,387,954,955

$134,093,163

$1,522,048,118

2015

$1,344,418,328

$165,643,617

$1,510,061,945

2014

$1,405,610,093

$223,928,505

$1,629,538,598

2013

$1,491,441,037

$295,571,744

$1,787,012,781

2012

$1,681,596,287

$448,626,842

$2,130,223,129

2011

$1,116,157,853

$523,863,464

$1,640,021,317

2010

$640,041,533

$578,435,093

$1,218,476,626

2009

$370,207,688

$642,644,407

$1,012,852,095

2008

$147,017,371

$674,805,346

$821,822,717

2007

$121,239,663

$701,990,660

$823,230,323

2006

$99,932,076

$707,135,530

$807,067,606

2005

$67,630,811

$734,344,037

$801,974,848

2004

$39,349,241

$723,580,152

$762,929,393

2003

$22,994,421

$693,378,468

$716,372,889

2002

$13,096,507

$663,009,017

$676,105,524