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

2024 FCC Form 499-A Now Available in E-File

The 2024 FCC Form 499-A (Annual Telecommunications Reporting Worksheet) is now available in E-File, USAC’s online filing system. The due date for filing the form is Monday, April 1, 2024. FCC rules require all telecommunications service providers to file the FCC Form 499-A to report historical revenue data for your company. The 2024 FCC Form 499-A should...

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Service Provider Payment System Unavailable 2/24/24

Service providers will not be able to make payments using E-File on Saturday, February 24, 2024 from...

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USAC One Portal Maintenance – February 9

USAC will perform system updates on One Portal on Friday, February 9 from 8 p.m. to 11...

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FCC Announces 1Q 2024 Contribution Factor 34.6%

The FCC released a Public Notice, DA 23-1156, announcing that the proposed universal service contribution factor for...

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Service Provider Payment System Unavailable November 4, 2023

Service providers will not be able to make payments using E-File on Saturday, November 4, 2023 from...

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