CCMI Spotlight: The Universal Service Fund

Understand the objectives, flaws and proposed fixes of the USF.

Right now, the Federal Universal Service Fund “contribution rate” is 17.4%. That’s a five-fold increase since first instituted after the passage of the Telecommunications Act of 1996! And the bad news is, absent any reforms, it will only continue to increase. 

Download CCMI Spotlight: The Universal Service Fund and discover:

  • https://cdn2.hubspot.net/hub/35161/file-422526445-png/ccmi-bullet_24.png?t=1509033913832  Why the Universal Service Fund was established and where the billions of dollars go!
  • https://cdn2.hubspot.net/hub/35161/file-422526445-png/ccmi-bullet_24.png?t=1509033913832  How economic and technical pressures drive increase in the contribution rate.
  • https://cdn2.hubspot.net/hub/35161/file-422526445-png/ccmi-bullet_24.png?t=1509033913832  What the FCC – and the industry – can do to reform the system.

 

CCMI Spotlight: The Universal Service Fund
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