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Form 471 Deadline One Week Away

The Funding Year 2012 Form 471 filing window closes at 11:59pm Eastern on March 20, 2012. The window opened on January 9th, and will be open for a total of 72 days. Applicants are reminded that the Item 21 Attachment must be submitted by March 20 as well. As of March 12, 12,914 applicants have submitted Forms 471, totaling $1.12 billion. USAC recommends that applicants submit one Form 471 for their Priority One services and a separate Form 471 for Priority Two services. This will enable the SLD to fund Priority One applications while they determine how much funding will ultimately be available for Priority Two applications. Due to significantly increased traffic, USAC’s website may be intermittently available or slow during the last few days of the filing window. Applicants are encouraged to file their applications as early as possible and document any technical issues that might arise when submitting Forms 471 online through the SLD website.

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