Since 1939, the FCC has published the Statistics of Communications Common Carriers, a reference work widely used by academics, consultants, and other researchers in the field of telecommunications.  This report includes a wealth of data on telecommunications costs, revenues, prices, and usage. 

There are five sections:  

  • Part 1 contains general information on industry structure. 
  • Part 2 contains financial and operating data relating to telephone carriers. 
  • Part 3 contains data on international communications.
  • Part 4 contains historical financial and operating statistics.
  • Part 5 contains data on industry trends.

Archives. Archive of released Statistics of Communications Common Carrier reports.