FCC Announces Q2 Contribution Factor for Universal Service Fund
Posted on Apr 20, 2022 in Jeff Nolte's Blog

Universal service is the principle that all Americans should have access to communications services. Universal service is also the name of a fund and the category of FCC programs and policies to implement this principle and related programs, which include:

Heads Up… The Federal Universal Service Fund Rate Increased for Q1
Posted on Jan 20, 2021 in Jeff Nolte's Blog

Telecommunications companies must pay a percentage of their interstate end-user revenues to the Universal Service Fund, which subsidizes telephone service to low-income households and high-cost rural areas. This percentage is called the contribution factor, which is updated four times a year and is increased or decreased depending on the needs of the Universal Service programs. This […]