The Universal Service Fund is in a state of flux. Administration of the E-rate program has improved, but demand is down, and the FCC is considering the budget for Category 2 internal connections. The Rural Health Care program is in disarray because the program demand has exceeded the cap for the past three years. States are in the process of implementing verification programs for the Lifeline program, while the Connect America Fund and Mobility Fund programs are experimenting with new funding approaches. Join partner Steve Augustino
as part of a panel that will review the full slate of USF programs with a view toward the long-term prognosis of the programs.