The FCC Form 481 – the Annual Report for High Cost and/or Lifeline programs – is due July 1, 2015.

ETCs seeking USF support in either the Lifeline/Tribal or High Cost programs must submit the financial and operations information required by this form.  Please note that this filing must be submitted to the FCC and USAC, along with any relevant state commission or Tribal governments, as appropriate.

The Form 481 may be submitted to USAC using the USAC E-File System (http://www.usac.org/about/tools/e-file.aspx) and may be submitted to the FCC via ECFS (http://apps.fcc.gov/ecfs/) in WC Docket No. 14-58.  Parties seeking confidential treatment of portions of their submission should file with the FCC pursuant to section 0.459 of the FCC’s rules.  For more information please reference the Form 481 Instructions and FAQs, provided by USAC.

Please don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any questions or need assistance with the filing of this report.