Issued: 05/17/2017

There's a new worry for schools and libraries already jittery about possible changes to the popular federal E-rate program. But what's not clear is whether the issue signals a larger shift in priorities at the Federal Communications Commission, an ongoing problem with the E-rate's cumbersome application process, or both.

Issued: 05/04/2017

WASHINGTON, May 4, 2017. — The USAC Board of Directors accepted the resignation of Mr. Chris Henderson, USAC's CEO, on May 3, 2017. Mr. Henderson has served as USAC's CEO since September 2014. During his tenure, Mr. Henderson led the company through a period of tremendous growth and change focused on enhancing program integrity and improving the stakeholder experience, as part of fulfilling the FCC’s universal service mission. The Board thanks Mr. Henderson for his leadership and wishes him continued success in his future endeavors.

Issued: 05/02/2017

The Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC) hereby submits the federal Universal Service Support Mechanisms fund size and administrative cost projections for the third quarter of calendar year 2017 (3Q2017), in accordance with Section 54.709 of the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC or Commission) rules.

Issued: 04/28/2017

Pursuant to our procedure for resolving requests for review, requests for waiver, and petitions for reconsideration of decisions related to actions taken by the Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC) that are consistent with precedent (collectively, Requests), the Wireline Competition Bureau (Bureau) grants, dismisses, or denies the following Requests. The deadline for filing petitions for reconsideration or applications for review concerning the disposition of any of these Requests is 30 days from release of this Public Notice.