About Us . . .
The USF Strike Force was created in 2014 and has primary responsibility for investigating and enforcing the most complex and egregious violations of the Communications Act and the Commission's rules as they pertain to the Universal Service Fund.







  • Investigates and takes appropriate enforcement actions for violations involving E-rate, Lifeline, High Cost, and Rural Health Care
  • Coordinates with other offices and bureaus within the Commission to ensure the integrity of the USF programs.
  • Coordinates with other federal, state, and local agencies to maximize enforcement efforts related to USF programs.



Key People


  • Rakesh Patel, Director


Friday, November 27, 2015