On April 17, 2014, the Universal Service Company (USAC) released their annual demand estimate to the Federal Communications Commission. USAC’s estimate of the total program demand for FY 2014 is $4.825 billion which is approximately $160 million less than FY 2013. The estimated demand for Priority One funding is $2.630 billion which is a decrease of 2.9% from last year while the estimated demand for Priority Two funding is $2.194 billion which is a 3.6% decrease from last year’s demand estimate.
The demand estimate can be viewed here.
The demand estimate by discount band can be viewed here.