The next semi-annual Form 477 Local Telephone Competition and Broadband Reporting form is due September 1, 2011. Certain entities must submit data as of June 30, 2011, for each state in which they operate, concerning broadband connections to end-user locations, wired and wireless local telephone services, and interconnected Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) services. Entities that must file the Form 477 data include:

  • Facilities-based providers of broadband connections to end-user locations;
  • Providers of wired or fixed wireless local exchange telephone service;
  • Providers of interconnected Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) service;
  • Providers of mobile telephony services.

The Form 477 and its instructions are located at the following links:

Form Log-In Page: https://specialreports.fcc.gov/wcb/Form477/

Form Instructions: http://transition.fcc.gov/Forms/Form477/477inst.pdf