Partner Steve Augustino will present "Business Opportunities in the Federal Universal Service Programs" during The 2017 INCOMPAS Show. This session will provide information on ways to use the $8.5 billion federal universal service programs to support your business growth as a communications service provider. The presentation will cover each of the FCC’s four Universal Service programs, including Connect America Fund’s upcoming auctions for fixed and mobile providers, E-Rate, Lifeline, and Rural Healthcare programs. In addition to a brief overview of the various Universal Service programs, this presentation will cover the eligibility requirements as well as the ins and outs associated with utilizing these funds to support your business expansion.