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Podcast: The Rising Cost of the Universal Service Fund

  • 1/16/2018
  • Andrew Brown, Theresa Knutson & Joe Schmidt

2018 began with the not so great news that the upward trend of the USF contribution factor continued, and hit an all time high of 19.5% -  an enormous increase from the 3% when it was introduced in the late 1990’s.

This eye-popping number is going to impose a hefty fee on enterprise customers’ telecom bills in the coming quarter.   

Listen to this 10 minute podcast as LB3’s Andrew Brown and TC2's Theresa Knutson and Joe Schmidt discuss the current state of USF and the strategies enterprises can adopt to help control this menace cost.

Listen now...