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The Wyoming Public Service Commission administers the Wyoming Universal Service Fund (WUSF), designates and certifies Elligible Telecommunication Carriers (ETC), and oversees service quality issues for telecommunications.

Changes in Federal High Cost Support
under Connect America Fund (CAF)
affecting Wyoming Maps


Telecommunications Relay Service Surchage
The special per access line surcharge described in W.S. § 16-9-209(a) will increase from eight cents ($0.08) per month to nine cents ($0.09) per month, effective January 1, 2017.


2012 Telecommunications Report

2017 Interest Rate Set

Pursuant to the Wyoming Public Service Commission’s (Commission) Rule Chapter 1, Section 2(a)(xv), the Commission has set the Commission’s Authorized Interest Rate (interest rate) payable on customer deposits held by gas, electric, and water utilities, pursuant to Commission Rule Chapter 3, Section 7; and, affected telecommunications companies, pursuant to Commission Rule Chapter 4, Section 9(g) in the state of Wyoming, at its open meeting held on December 6, 2016. Notice of the requested increase in the interest rate was provided by the Commission’s on-line GovDelivery Email Distribution System on November 30, 2016. The interest rate is set at 2.02% per annum for the period of January 1, 2017, through December 31, 2017.

The interest rate provided for in Commission Rule Chapter 3, Section 7 is also incorporated by reference in Chapter 3, Section 26(i), electric, gas, and water public utility Commodity Balancing Account, as a basis for periodic pass-on filings, when a utility is authorized to charge or collect interest on any over- or under-collected balance in an authorized Commodity Balancing Account.


WPSC Telephone Company Forms
These forms are for companies registering for the first time with the Wyoming Public Service Commission and for companies who are already registered that need to update their company information as well as an informational form for all entities providing telecommunication services in Wyoming.