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Released: May 17, 2012

CONNECT AMERICA FUND PHASE I

File Format for Deployment Location Information for

Incremental Support

Carriers accepting Connect America Fund Phase I incremental support are required to deploy
broadband to a specified number of locations, the number depending on how much of the carrier’s eligible
funding it accepts. Carriers accepting funding are further required to identify the locations to which they
will deploy, no later than one year after the date they accept funding. Carriers should provide the following
information for each location, in electronic format. Specifically, carriers should submit a .csv file (comma
separated values file) detailing, for each location to be deployed to in satisfaction of their deployment
requirement, the information described below.

Record Format for Phase I Incremental Support Location Information

Field Name

Description

Type

Example

GEOID10
2010 Census Block FIPS code of the location
Text
"511650120001030"
NECA-Assigned Company Code for the operating
OCN
Text
"0233"
company serving the location
SAC
Study Area Code of the location
Text
"190233"
Telcordia-specified eight-character Common Language
CLLI
Location Identifier (CLLI) code for the ILEC wire
Text
"AAPKOKXA"
center of the location
LAT
Latitude of the location to 6 decimal places
Float
38.274538
LONG
Longitude of the location to 6 decimal places
Float
-78.688942
If information for a column is not available for a given location, please leave that column blank.

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