Legacy Support Phase Down Starts in June


The FCC Wireline Competition Bureau (Bureau) has announced that the phase down of legacy support for price cap and fixed competitive eligible telecommunications carriers (ETCs) will begin the first day of June now that the first disbursements of Connect America Fund (CAF) Phase II support from Auction 903 have begun.  After first announcing phase down amounts and requesting corrections earlier this year, the Bureau has released updated reports with price cap carrier amounts at https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DOC-356505A1.xlsx and fixed competitive ETC amounts at https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DOC-357433A1.xlsx.  With CAF Phase II disbursements announced on May 14, 2019, the phase down begins in June, which is the following month.

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