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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.


E-File Maintenance

E-File 499/498 forms will not be available on Wednesday, November 18, 2020 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. ET due an upgrade being made in the E-File system. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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New FCC Form 499 Filer ID Basics Webinar

Please join us Wednesday, December 3 at 2 p.m. ET for the new FCC Form 499 Filer...

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Service Provider Payments

Service providers will not be able to make payments using E-File on Saturday, November 14, 2020 from...

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Viewing Your USAC Invoice Summaries

USAC has updated the steps required to view your online invoice summaries in E-File.

Service Providers will not be able to make payments using E-File on Saturday, October 24, 2020 from...

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