Contributing to the USF

All telecommunications providers must file with USAC every year. This determines if they must contribute to the Universal Service Fund (USF) and how much the contribution will be.

Participation by Program

Service providers make universal service possible by participating in one or more USF programs. Explore participation by selecting from the options below:

*This information is based on 2017-2018 Universal Service Fund data.

Announcements

FCC Announces 3Q 2024 Contribution Factor 34.4%

The FCC released a Public Notice, DA 24-557, announcing that the proposed universal service contribution factor for the third quarter of 2024 (July – September) will be .344 or 34.4 percent.

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Service Provider Payment System Unavailable 6/1/24

Service providers will not be able to make payments using E-File on Saturday, June 1, 2024 from...

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Service Provider Payment System Unavailable 5/18/24

Service providers will not be able to make...

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Service Provider Payment System Unavailable 5/4/24

Service providers will not be able to make payments using E-File on Saturday, May 4, 2024 from...

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Service Provider Payment System Unavailable 4/20/24

Service providers will not be able to make payments using E-File on Saturday, April 20, 2024 from...

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