The Universal Service Fund's base is shrinking.
A number of players have pitched the idea of having big tech platforms pay into the basic telecommunications fund.
The legal brief comes at a time when the FCC studies the future of the fund.
Calls in contrast to growing support for a broader mechanism including broadband revenues
Letter cites Carol Mattey report, which recommends broadening the base.
Consultants say the Federal Communications Commission has the authority to do so.
A Mattey Consulting report finds broadband revenues can help sustain the fund used to connect rural and low-income Americans.
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