Data Definition for the CSV
CONNECT AMERICA FUND PHASE I
File Format for Deployment Location Information for
Incremental SupportCarriers 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
2010 Census Block FIPS code of the location
NECA-Assigned Company Code for the operating
company serving the location
Study Area Code of the location
Telcordia-specified eight-character Common Language
Location Identifier (CLLI) code for the ILEC wire
center of the location
Latitude of the location to 6 decimal places
Longitude of the location to 6 decimal places
If information for a column is not available for a given location, please leave that column blank.
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