2022 USF Monitoring Report Released
On February 13, 2023, the Federal Communications Commission released the annual Universal Service Monitoring Report by the Federal-State Universal Service Joint Board. The Monitoring Report highlights trends and statistics from...
FCC NCEA USAC
Additional $30 Million in ECF Support Committed
On February 1, 2023, the FCC announced it is committing over $30 million in a new funding round through the Emergency Connectivity Fund (ECF) program. The funding commitments supports applications...
Emergency Connectivity Fund FCC
Cost Projections for 2nd Quarter 2023
On January 31, 2023, the Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC) released their Quarterly Report with projections for the second quarter of 2023. USAC projects a consolidated operating and capital budget...
Cost Projections USAC
January Appeal Decisions Released by FCC
On January 31, 2023, the FCC issued its monthly Public Notice deciding several requests for review, requests for waiver, and petitions for reconsideration related to actions taken by USAC. The...
Appeal Decisions FCC USAC
Changes for Tribal Applicants Considered by FCC
On January 26, 2023, the Federal Communications Commission announced the tentative agenda for their February open meeting. Among the items on the agenda was a draft Notice of Proposed Rulemaking...
FCC Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) and Comments Tribal Applicants Tribal Libraries USAC
Safeguarding K-12 From Cybersecurity Threats
On January 24, 2023, the Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security released a report and toolkit titled “Protecting Our Future: Partnering to Safeguard...
Invoice Waivers Granted by FCC
On January 19, 2023, the Federal Communications Commission issued an Order granting 37 appeals and one petition for reconsideration related to the E-rate invoicing process. Stating that “petitioners inadvertently made...
FCC Form 472 (BEAR) Form 474 (SPI) USAC