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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.


2021 Annual True-Up Statements Available in July

In July 2021, service providers will see their true-up statements for the 2021 FCC Form 499-A and 2020 FCC Form 499-A.

USAC has added this as a new feature to E-File. Navigation instructions are below.

  1. Click “Payments”.
  2. Select “True-Up Statements” under the...

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Service Provider Payment System Unavailable

Service Providers will not be able to make payments using E-File on Saturday, June 5, 2021 from...

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***Update: The USAC phone system is operational again. Thank...

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Summer Trainings Now Available

USAC will be hosting summer trainings and office hours designed to help service providers and applicants with...

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FCC Announces 2nd Quarter Contribution Factor is 33.4%

The FCC released a Public Notice, DA 21-308, announcing that the proposed universal service contribution factor for...

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