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Rules and Requirements

Service provider requirements based on Lifeline program rules are outlined in this section.


Lifeline program rules: 47 C.F.R. Sections 54.400-423 are the rules governing the federal Lifeline program.

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USAC can help service providers understand Lifeline program rules, but there is no replacement for reading the FCC’s Lifeline program rules in full.