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USAC - http://www.usac.org/default.aspx

The Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC) is an independent, not-for-profit corporation designated by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) as the administrator of universal service.  USAC works to protect the integrity of universal service through informing and educating program audiences, collecting and distributing contributions, and promoting program compliance.

FCC Wireline Competition Bureau - https://www.fcc.gov/wireline-competition

The Wireline Competition Bureau works to ensure that all Americans have access to robust, affordable broadband and voice services. Its programs help ensure access to affordable communications for schools, libraries, health care providers, and rural and low-income consumers.

FCC Wireless Bureau - https://www.fcc.gov/wireless-telecommunications

The Wireless Telecommunications Bureau (WTB) develops and executes policies and procedures for fast, fair licensing of all wireless services, from fixed microwave links to amateur radio to mobile broadband services.  The Wireless Bureau produces the US Mobile Wireless Competition Report.

NTIA - http://www.ntia.doc.gov/home

NTIA is the Executive Branch agency that is principally responsible for advising the President on telecommunications and information policy issues.

Broadband USA - http://www2.ntia.doc.gov/

The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) developed BroadbandUSA to provide assistance to communities that want to expand their broadband capacity and promote broadband adoption. BroadbandUSA brings stakeholders together to solve problems, contribute to emerging policies, link communities to other federal agencies and funding sources, and address barriers to collaboration across agencies.

CACM - https://www.fcc.gov/document/connect-america-cost-model-cacm-medodology-report

This is the Connect America Cost Model (CACM) Methodology Report.    CostQuest worked with the FCC to develop this model that support the Connect America Fund.

ACAM - https://www.fcc.gov/document/wcb-releases-cam-v101-and-illustrative-results

Wireline Competition Bureau Release of the Alternative Connect America Cost Model Version 1.0.1 and Illustrative Results for Potential Use in Rate-Of-Return Areas.

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