• Form 499-Q is due November 1, 2012, for all filers that are not considered de minimis for Universal Service filing purposes. This filing encompasses historical revenues from the third quarter of 2012 and projected revenues for the first quarter of 2013. A copy of the current FCC Form 499-Q can be found here.

Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) providers and Commercial Mobile Radio Service (CMRS) providers who rely on traffic studies to report interstate revenues on FCC Form 499-Q must submit these studies by November 1, 2012, to the Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC) and the Chief, Industry Analysis and Technology Division of the FCC.

  • The Universal Service contribution factor for the fourth quarter of 2012 is 17.4%. A copy of the Public Notice announcing the rate can be found here. (DA 12-1484)