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2016 USF Data Submission

The 2016 USF Data Submission includes the following sections:
Overview and Background USF Filing Overview 2016 (including the Rural HCL Fund Cap calculation)

  Appendix A

Instructions and form used to collect the information for individual study area loop cost calculations

  Appendix B

Formulas and Algorithms used to determine the Study Area and  National Average Loop Costs, including the limitations on Corporate Operations Expenses and Operating Expenses

  Appendix C

Comparison of Study Area Types for the 2015 filing and the 2016 filing

  Appendix D  

Rural study area loops, loop cost and projected 2017 expense adjustments by state

  Appendix E  

Rural study area loops, loop cost and projected 2017 expense adjustments by study area code

  Appendix F  

Listing of rural incumbent carriers with acquired exchanges recognized during 2017.

  Appendix G

Comparison of rural support projections calculated with and without the cap

  Appendix H

Five year trend of study area loops, loop cost and expense adjustment amounts

Data Files:

USF 2012 Average Schedule Data | USF 2012 Cost Data

USF 2013 Average Schedule Data | USF 2013 Cost Data  

USF 2014 Average Schedule Data | USF 2014 Cost Data  

USF 2015 Average Schedule Data | USF 2015 Cost Data  

USF 2016 Average Schedule Data | USF 2016 Cost Data      

Voluntary Quarterly Updates

Section 54.1306 of the Commission's rules allow ILECs to submit voluntary quarterly updates to their data. These updates are filed with the Commission and the Administrator.

Quarterly Data Files:

USF 2016-2 Average Schedule Data | USF 2016-2 Cost Data

USF 2016-3 Average Schedule Data | USF 2016-3 Cost Data   

USF 2016-4 Average Schedule Data | USF 2016-4 Cost Data

Revised HCL Cap and Data 

As directed by the FCC, NECA filed a revised Rural HCL Fund Cap with the Commission on January 19, 2012 and provided supporting data.

Revised Rural HCL Fund Cap

USF 2011 Average Schedule Data | USF 2011 Cost Data

USF 2011-2 Average Schedule Data | USF 2011-2 Cost Data

HCL Capex Opex Filing

As directed by the FCC, NECA filed data with the Commission on May 24, 2012 showing the estimated impacts of the Capex Opex order on HCL support for the six-month period July 1, 2012 to December 31, 2012.

HCL Capex Opex Filing Overview

HCL Capex Opex Filing Data

HCL Capex Opex Data

As directed by the FCC, NECA files latest view HCL data for periods subject to Capex Opex limitations with the Commission on a quarterly basis to allow Commission staff to review data changes and Capex Opex impacts. 

January 2014 View

USF 2011 Average Schedule Data | USF 2011 Cost Data

USF 2012 Average Schedule Data | USF 2012 Cost Data

USF 2013 Average Schedule Data | USF 2013  Cost Data

April 2014 View

USF 2011 Average Schedule Data | USF 2011 Cost Data

USF 2012 Average Schedule Data | USF 2012 Cost Data

USF 2013 Average Schedule Data | USF 2013 Cost Data

July 2014 View

USF 2011 Average Schedule Data | USF 2011 Cost Data

USF 2012 Average Schedule Data | USF 2012 Cost Data

USF 2013 Average Schedule Data | USF 2013 Cost Data

October 2014 View

USF 2011 Average Schedule Data | USF 2011 Cost Data

USF 2012 Average Schedule Data | USF 2012 Cost Data

USF 2013 Average Schedule Data | USF 2013 Cost Data

January 2015 View

USF 2011 Average Schedule Data | USF 2011 Cost Data

USF 2012 Average Schedule Data | USF 2012 Cost Data

USF 2013 Average Schedule Data | USF 2013 Cost Data

April 2015 View

USF 2011 Average Schedule Data | USF 2011 Cost Data

USF 2012 Average Schedule Data | USF 2012 Cost Data

USF 2013 Average Schedule Data | USF 2013 Cost Data

July 2015 View

USF 2011 Average Schedule Data | USF 2011 Cost Data

USF 2012 Average Schedule Data | USF 2012 Cost Data

USF 2013 Average Schedule Data | USF 2013 Cost Data

October 2015 View

USF 2011 Average Schedule Data | USF 2011 Cost Data

USF 2012 Average Schedule Data | USF 2012 Cost Data

USF 2013 Average Schedule Data | USF 2013 Cost Data