Surge of 471s ExpectedApr 29Each year, the count of posted Form 471s increases dramatically as the deadline draws near.
Grace not GrantedApr 29The FCC shows little mercy for invoice deadline mistakes in an incorrectly named Order.
FCC Modernizes Lifeline ProgramApr 27FCC released its Third Report and Order for the Lifeline Universal Service program
USAC announces Mel Blackwell to retireApr 27Mel Blackwell, the Vice President of the SLD, to retire effective June 30, 2016
USAC Expects 1st FY16 Wave in JuneApr 27USAC expects to release the first funding wave approximately 2 weeks after window closes
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