California Teleconnect Fund

Decisions, Resolutions and Other Documents


Recent CPUC Decisions

  • R.13-01-010 - Institutes a Rulemaking to determine whether the CTF is meeting its statutory goals, and whether the CTF’s current structure and administrative processes are adequate to further the program’s goals.
  •  D.18-01-006 - Addresses implementation issues and documentation requirements for the three-year eligibility verification process adopted in Decision 15-07-007 for community-based organizations (CBOs) participating in the California Teleconnect Fund (CTF) program.
  •  D.15-07-007 - Resolves the Phase 1 and 2 rulemaking issues for the California Teleconnect Fund (CTF) program by adopting restated program goals and a number of program design reform measures.
  • D.08-06-020 - Changes to the CTF include: (1) an expansion of CTF-eligible services, (2) the removal of CTF tariff requirements for all carriers that provide CTF-eligible services on a detariffed or non-regulated basis, and (3) the inclusion of California’s Community Colleges, California Telehealth Network participants and non-profit CBOs providing 2-1-1 Information and Referral Services in the CTF program


Recent CPUC Resolutions

  • T-17314 - Policy that first deducts the Federal Communications Commission's program support or discount from the total CTF service charges incurred by qualifying rural health care providers (RHCPs) and non-profit community based organizations (CBOs) offering Head Start programs before computing the 50 percent CTF discount on the remaining amount.


  • T-17442 - This resolution adopts a revised California Teleconnect Fund (CTF) program surcharge rate of 0.93% effective October 1, 2014, until further revised by the California Public Utilities Commission. The current CTF surcharge rate is 0.59%. All telephone corporations and interconnected Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) service providers shall apply this new CTF surcharge rate on revenues collected from end-users for intrastate telecommunications services subject to surcharge effective October 1, 2014 and thereafter.

Notes and Presentations on Decision 08-06-020


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