Overview: The FCC collects 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

Study Area Boundary Data

Study Area Boundary Data Collection Resources

Orders and Other Releases

04/10/15
Wireline Competition Bureau Publishes Map of Study Areas for Use in Alternative Connect America Cost Model
Public Notice (DA 15-429): Word | PDF | Text

03/12/15
Deadline for Study Area Boundary Changes Extended to March 23, 2015
Public Notice (DA 15-321): Word | PDF | Text

01/09/14
Study Area Boundary Revision Filing Deadline Extended to March 17, 2014
Order (DA 14-28): Word | PDF | Text

12/02/13
Wireline Competition Bureau Publishes Online Map of Submitted Study Area Boundaries, Announces Procedures for Filing Revised Data
Public Notice (DA 13-2296): Word | PDF | Text

07/13
Geographic Variable Values for Carriers with Study Area Boundary Waivers Approved after March 26, 2013 (Excel)

04/26/13
Wireline Competition Bureau Announces Brief Delay in Activation of Study Area Boundary Collection Site
Public Notice (DA 13-954): Word | PDF | Text

04/25/13
Wireline Competition Bureau Announces Deadline for Submission of Study Area Boundary Waivers
Public Notice (DA 13-904): Word | PDF | Text

04/17/13
Wireline Competition Bureau Releases List of Study Area Boundaries Being Filed by State Commissions
Public Notice (DA 13-775): Word | PDF | Text
Attachment: Excel | PDF | Text

03/18/13
Wireline Competition Bureau Announces Procedures and Deadlines for Submission of Study Area Boundaries
Public Notice (DA 13-456): Word | PDF | TXT
Erratum: Word
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.

02/26/13
Wireline Competition Bureau modifies and clarifies, on its own motion, certain rules for the study area boundary data collection.
Order on Reconsideration (DA 13-282): Word | PDF

11/06/2012
Wireline Competition Bureau adopts rules for the collection of study area boundary data.
Report and Order (DA 12-1777): Word | PDF

06/01/2012
Wireline Competition Bureau seeks comment on the requirements and procedures for collecting study area boundary data.
Public Notice (DA 12-868): Word | PDF

 

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Updated: 
Monday, December 2, 2013