Reforming the Universal Service Fund

Richard Bennett February 7, 2011
February 7, 2011

FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski outlined a plan to reform the Universal Service Fund and Inter-Carrier Compensation system into streamlined, modern programs to support broadband deployment in rural America. This is a long-overdue initiative with broad support from all sides. ITIF Senior Research Fellow Richard Bennett explains the benefits of USF and ICC reform in an Innovation Policy Blog post.