Full Title

Lifeline and Link Up Reform and Modernization; Telecommunications Carriers Eligible for Universal Service Support; Connect America Fund


Adopts significant reforms to encourage more Lifeline providers to deliver supported broadband services and transition the program from primarily supporting voice services to targeting support at modern broadband services

Document Type: Statement

Bureau(s): Office of Chairman Pai, Wireline Competition

Related Document(s):
Order on Reconsideration - FCC Modernizes Lifeline Program for Low-Income Consumers


Document Dates

Released On: Apr 27, 2016

Issued On: Apr 27, 2016

Document Numbers

DA/FCC: FCC-16-38