Form 471 Bulk Upload Templates Updated
On January 22, 2021, the Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC) updated the “bulk upload” templates used for importing funding request information into Funding Year 2021 Form 471 applications. Use of...
Form 471 USAC
Rosenworcel Named Acting FCC Chairwoman
On January 21, 2021, President Biden designated current Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel as Acting Chairwoman of the Federal Communications Commission. Rosenworcel became a Commissioner in 2012, and will be the second...
Funding Year 2021 Application Window Opens
The Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC) opened the Funding Year 2021 application filing window at noon Eastern time on January 15, 2021. Within the first four hours of the window...
Filing Window FY2021
FCC Releases 2020 USF Monitoring Report
On January 15, 2020, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) released the annual Universal Service Monitoring Report by the Federal-State Universal Service Joint Board. The Monitoring Report highlights trends and statistics...
FCC USF Monitoring Reports
FCC Announces $24M Settlement
On December 23, 2021, the Federal Communications Commission announced a settlement with IBM “for alleged violations of the FCC’s E-Rate program rules in connection with the New York City and...
Dec. Appeal Decisions Released by FCC
On December 30, 2020, the FCC issued its monthly Public Notice deciding a number of requests for review, requests for waiver, and petitions for reconsideration related to actions taken by...
Appeals FCC Public Notice
FY2021 Window Dates Announced
The Funding Year 2021 Form 471 filing window will open on January 15, 2021 at 12:00 noon EST and close March 25, 2021 at 11:59 PM EDT. The application window...
Filing Window FY2021 Program Rules USAC