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Eligible Telecommunications Carrier (ETC)

  • To obtain ETC designation, please follow instructions in this resolution: Resolution T-17002
  • To obtain annual certification as ETC eligible to receive federal high-cost support, please follow annual reporting requirements in this resolution:  Resolution T-17002

FCC Form 481 Filing – Due by October 15

A copy of the ETC Annual Report for High-Cost and Low-Income must be filed with the Communications Division.

Documents to file include a hard copy of the Confidential version of the Form 481 filing and a CD/DVD that includes the Confidential version, a Redacted/Public version, and a Transmittal Letter.

Sample Transmittal Letter : TransmittalLtr Form481

Submit these to:


       California Public Utilities Commission

       Communications Division/ETC Section

       505 Van Ness Avenue

       San Francisco, CA 94102










Questions regarding ETC designation should be directed to:


               Angel AhSam (415) 703-5482

              Charles Christiansen (415) 703-1901



Last Modified: 10/9/2013

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