Resources

AGE Study: FCC’s High-cost Fund

KACO member AGE released a study that details the waste being created by the Universal Service Fund’s High-cost fund. Read the news release: AGE Study on USF Waste. Review the Hazlett-Wallsten study and its appendices. AGE also created a See our YouTube video available here:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sL6tDcIPHGI. For more information on AGE, visit http://www.ageadvocacy.org/.

Letters in Support of Wireless Lifeline

On Thursday, April 25th the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology is holding a hearing that will examine wireless Lifeline, “The Lifeline Fund: Money Well Spent?”. Several groups have submitted letters in support of wireless Lifeline for the Subcommittee’s consideration prior to the hearing.

Undersigned Groups Letter 1
Undersigned Groups Letter 2
The National Grange
NAACP
Press Release on letters/support

Fact Sheets

National Consumer League: Weeding through the chatter about the ‘Obamaphone’
Wireless Lifeline: Just the Facts (PDF)
Lifeline Key Facts (PDF)
Lifeline Myths and Facts (PDF)

Useful Links

www.fcc.gov
www.usac.org
www.retiredamericans.org
www.ageadvocacy.org
www.aapd.com
www.californiaalliance.org
www.communityactionpartnership.org
www.consumer-action.org
www.hispanicfederation.org
www.lulac.org
www.marylandconsumers.org
www.nclnet.org
www.nationalgrange.org

FCC Commissioner

Tom Wheeler, Chairman
Mignon Clyburn
Ajit Pai
Jessica Rosenworcel
Michael O’Rielly