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

Service Provider Payment System Unavailable February 4, 2023

Service providers will not be able to make payments using E-File on Saturday, February 4, 2023 from 6 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. ET due to maintenance on the Pay.gov system. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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Webinar Training for the 2023 Annual Form (FCC Form 499-A) Posted

FCC rules require all telecommunications service providers to file the FCC Form 499-A to report historical revenue...

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Service Provider Payment System Unavailable January 7, 2023

Service providers will not be able to make payments using E-File on Saturday, January 7, 2023 from...

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USAC Customer Service Centers (CSC) Closed – Christmas Holiday

In observance of the Christmas holiday, the USAC Customer Service Centers will be closed on Sunday, December 25...

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FCC Announces  1Q 2023 Contribution Factor is 32.6%

The FCC released a Public Notice, DA 22-1286, announcing that the proposed universal service contribution factor for...

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