The FCC announced that the proposed Universal Service Fund (USF) contribution factor for the fourth quarter 2011 is 15.3%. This is an increase from last quarter’s contribution factor of 14.4%. If the FCC takes no further action on the proposed contribution factor by September 27, 2011, it will be deemed approved. The fourth quarter Form 499-Q is due November 1, 2011. 

The next USF report is the 499-Q due February 1, 2012. 

Links to the FCC Public Notice announcing the fourth quarter 2011 contribution factor and the Form 499-Q are provided here for your convenience.  

http://transition.fcc.gov/Daily_Releases/Daily_Business/2011/db0913/DA-11-1543A1.pdf

http://www.fcc.gov/Forms/Form499-Q/499q.pdf