Telco Access Alert is a regular update of new and ongoing telecommunications regulatory proceedings at the state and federal levels.
Intrastate Access Charge Proceedings for January 2013
Alaska – Change to Alaska Universal Service Fund (AUSF), Case No. TA15-998, approved November 30, 2012.
Effective January 1, 2013, the Regulatory Commission of Alaska approved a rate of 9.3% for the Alaska Universal Service Fund. This is a decrease of 0.2% from the AUSF rate for 2012, but more than the originally proposed rate of 8.5%.
Arizona – Change to Arizona Universal Service Fund (AUSF), Docket R-00000H-97-0137, and Decision 73626, approved December 12, 2012.
Effective January 1, 2013, the Arizona Corporation Commission approved increases to the Arizona Universal Service Fund. Category One providers will have a surcharge of $0.010456 per access line and $0.104569 per interconnecting trunk line applied to their offerings. These figures represent an increase over the 2012 rate of $0.0009524 per access line and $0.095241 per interconnecting trunk line. In addition, Category Two providers will have a surcharge of 0.3762 percent applied to all intrastate toll revenues. This represents an increase over the 2012 surcharge of 0.3275 percent.
For a complete list of previous intrastate access charge proceedings, view this PDF.
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