In order to comply, AccuConference must file forms with the USAC and pay fees assessed by the FCC on all telecom revenue.
The Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC) is a not-for-profit corporation that administers the Universal Service Fund (USF), which is mandated by the Federal Communications Commission. The USAC assists in providing telecommunication services to low income communities, rural health care providers, schools and libraries. They also ensure that high cost services are available in urban areas.
"On June 30, 2008, the Commission released the InterCall Order, in which the Commission determined that InterCall, Inc. (InterCall) and all similarly situated audio bridging service providers are required to contribute directly to the universal service fund (USF).As part of the InterCall Order, the Commission also directed the Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC) to conduct outreach to both stand-alone audio bridging providers and integrated teleconferencing service providers to ensure that such providers properly contribute directly to the USF based on their interstate and international end user revenues derived from providing audio bridging services."
The FCC Public Notice is available here.
The FCC can be contacted at:
Federal Communications Commission
445 12th Street SW
Washington, DC 20554