USAC deployed the FCC Form 470 for FY2022 on July 1, 2021. Applicants who are ready to open their competitive bidding process for FY2022 services can now submit and certify this form in EPC.

As a reminder, in last week’s SL News Brief, details were provided about the changes to the FCC Form 470 beginning in FY2022, which included the following topics:

  • Separate screens for Category One and Category Two service requests
  • Tiered guiding statements to assist users in their selections for service and function types
  • Alert messages and requirements for special circumstances related to certain function types
  • Save & Create Another RequestSave Request, and Cancel buttons added for entering service requests
  • Shortcut to create a related Basic Maintenance request under Internal Connections
  • Additional text added to Internal Connections drop-down options that include licenses and other associated options

For more information, you can refer to last week’s SL News Brief and the FY2022 FCC Form 470 video walkthrough.