The FCC is collecting data on the study area boundaries of all incumbent local exchange carriers (ILECs) to use in the implementation of certain universal service reforms adopted in the USF/ICC Transformation Order.
Map of Submitted Study Area Boundary Data (If using Internet Explorer, the map will only be accessible in the most recent version.)
Orders and Other Releases
Wireline Competition Bureau Publishes Map of Study Areas for Use in Alternative Connect America Cost Model
Public Notice (DA 15-429): Word | PDF | Text
Deadline for Study Area Boundary Changes Extended to March 23, 2015
Public Notice (DA 15-321): Word | PDF | Text
Wireline Competition Bureau Announces Procedures and Deadlines for Submission of Study Area Boundaries
Public Notice (DA 13-456): Word | PDF | TXT
Shapefile Template: ZIP
Description of Field Names in Shapefile Template (Readme file): TXT
CLLI Code Template* (Exchange Boundary Submissions): Excel | TXT | PDF
CLLI Code Template* (Wire Center Boundary Submissions): Excel | TXT | PDF
*Filers should submit CLLI code data in a .csv file.