USAC Submits Demand Estimate to FCC
On April 17, 2018, the Universal Service Company (USAC), released their annual demand estimate filed with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). USAC estimates the total FY2018 requested amount is $2.77 billion, of which $2.025 billion is for Category One services and $745 million is for Category Two services. The estimated demand for FY2017 was $2.99 billion. This estimate is based on the Form 471 applications received on or before March 22, 2018.