• FCC Form 499-Q is due May 1, 2011, for all filers that are not considered to be de minimis for Universal Service filing purposes. Carriers must report historical revenues from the first quarter of 2011 and projected revenues for the third quarter of 2011. A copy of the current FCC Form 499-Q can be found here.
  • Detariffed, non-dominant providers of interstate interexchange telecommunications services are required to file their Annual Geographic Rate Averaging Certification on or before May 1, 2011. 47 CFR Section 64.1900. In this filing, providers must certify that their rates in high-cost and rural areas are not higher than their rates in urban areas as required by 47 USC Section 254(g). An officer must sign the certification under oath. Certifications must be filed with the Secretary of the FCC, and addressed to the attention of Chief of the Pricing Policy Bureau.
  • Universal Service contribution factor for the second quarter of 2011 is 14.9%. A copy of the notice can be found here.