FUSF Contribution Factor for 1st Quarter of 2018 Raised to 19.5 percent

January 15, 2018 6:26 pm Published by

1st Quarter 2018 FUSF increases to 19.5 Percent.

The Federal Communications Commission announced that the new universal service contribution factor for the first quarter (January-March) of 2018 will be 0.195 or 19.5 percent. This is an increase from last quarter’s rate of 18.8%

Contribution Factor: Telecommunications companies must pay a percentage of their interstate end-user revenues to the Universal Service Fund. This percentage is called the contribution factor. The contribution factor changes four times a year (quarterly) and is increased or decreased depending on the needs of the Universal Service programs.

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