Quarterly USF Contribution for Q4 2011

by Conference Call Admin on October 1, 2011

The Universal Service Fund (USF) fee collected by all conference call service companies changes on a quarterly basis as directed by FCC. The USF fee has increased from 14.4% in Q3 2011 to 15.3% for Q4 of 2011. This adjustment takes effect on October 1, 2011 lasting up to December 31, 2011. You can read more about the USF by going to the agency site which administrates the fund, the Universal Service Administrative Company. www.usac.org

About the USF

The Universal Service Fund (USF) is a government administered fund to support the provision of telecommunications services in rural and high cost areas, to low income consumers and to schools, libraries and health care facilities nationwide. All telecommunications providers contribute to the USF on an equal percentage. The contribution factor changes quarterly and represents a percentage of end user revenues.

The Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC), www.usac.org is the entity created by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to administer the federal Universal Service Fund. USAC is responsible for collecting contributions owed by contributors and for making support payments to entities eligible for reimbursement from the Fund.

For additional information:
FCC Contribution Factors
Universal Service Administrative Company

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