Quarterly USF Contribution for Q4 2010

by Conference Call Admin on September 20, 2010

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 been reduced from 13.6% in Q3 of this year to 12.9% for Q4 of 2010. This adjustment will take effect on October 1, 2010 and last for the remainder of the year. 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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