Cable's USF Plan: Cut Telco Payments

Eggerton, John
December 2009
Multichannel News;12/14/2009, Vol. 30 Issue 46, p22
The article reports on the renewal of the Universal Service Fund (USF) by American Cable Association in the U.S. It is said that telephone companies pay into the USF to support service to low income remotes areas, rural and households. It is noted that the USF insures phone service. However, the legislators and the Federal Communications Commission have said that the fund should be expanded to accommodate modern version of communications.


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